Golden Point Award 2017 Workshop Series - Chinese Short Story
Fiction is a form of narrative writing that draws inspiration from various aspects of life. On a broader level, it is able to survey and examine sociohistorical elements, while on a personal level, it dissects and explores human nature, relationships and memories. Join veteran Chinese author Huai Ying (Lee Seng Chan) as he shares insights on creative ways to tackle this literary genre, as well as innovative techniques on how to craft compelling plots and characters.
About the Facilitator:
Huai Ying (Lee Seng Chan) has diverse writing experience; from TV scriptwriting and websites, to journalistic and copy writing. He has been a producer and senior editor of the online edition of Lianhe Zaobao, published 25 books, won 25 literary awards, and sat on the jury panel of several literary prizes.
About the Golden Point Award:
The Golden Point Award is Singapore’s premier creative writing competition for Short Story and Poetry in the nation’s four official languages: English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil. Established by the National Arts Council since 1993, the national literary writing competition is a significant platform for literary excellence and launching new writers. The competition aims to identify and nurture new creative writing talent, develop the literary penmanship of writers in Singapore and to create a conducive environment for creative thinking and literary expression in Singapore.