National Reading Movement

4 Millennial Authors to Watch

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This month, the National Reading Movement is all about contemporary books, so we’ve decided to look up some exciting millennial authors (born after 1980) whose works are taking the present literary world by storm. Source: https://gph.is/2sBV7T2   Eleanor Catton Source: http://po.st/wlIvjs Let’s kick things off with Eleanor Catton, the youngest ever author to win the […]

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Novels that Started as NaNoWriMo Entries

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November is the time for NaNoWriMo! The National Novel Writing Month is a challenge that encourages writers to finish a novel of 50,000 words. And yes, we have it here in Singapore too! If you’re an aspiring author who is on the fence about taking up the challenge, perhaps these published entries will inspire you. […]

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The Ultimate Halloween Reading List

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Halloween is the perfect time for scary stories, and we’ve decided to brave through nightmares, angry spirits and murderous psychopaths to bring you this list of scary books.   If you’re a horror movie junkie, why not try reading horror stories instead? It goes without saying that movies will always miss parts of the original […]

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J. M. Sali: Singapore’s Tamil Literature Gem

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With a SEA Write Award, Cultural Medallion, several literary awards, 57 books, over 400 short stories and 80 plays to his name, J. M. Sali is a well-known writer in the Tamil literary scene. Source: http://po.st/FP4cZ2 Born in Madras, India in 1939 to a betel leaf seller and his housewife, Sali was invited to Singapore […]

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Recommendations from Ovidia Yu and More

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Meet one of Singapore’s most acclaimed writers, Ovidia Yu. This award-winning writer and playwright has more to offer on top of her immensely entertaining plays and sleuth novels. Get to know Singapore’s one and only Ovidia Yu and better yet, receive a couple of book recommendations from her. Source: http://po.st/dY2xfE   1) What would be the […]

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