Looking to the Future: Top Tips for New Writers

As a P.S. to the WRITING THE CITY series, Singapore Literature Prize Winner Suchen Christine Lim and UK author Jeremy Sheldon offer some excellent tips and encouragement for new writers.

As Jeremy and Suchen note, rounding off the series: Don’t give up! The world doesn’t owe you a novel. But if you perservere and put in the hours, you will be surprised at what you can achieve.

More on Writing

Throughout the Civic Life project in Singapore, leading writers have shared their thoughts with us on ideas of identity, belonging and community.

You can read three pieces, which feature in the booklet accompanying the TIONG BAHRU DVD, below.

Ng Yi-Sheng on the ever-changing landscape of Singapore.
Alvin Pang on a geography of Singapore mapped through personal reminiscences.
Tan Shzr Ee on the rich linguistic identity of Singapore and Singaporeans.

More on Writing The City

You can see the other films in the series by clicking on the links below.

Watch The Writer’s Eye, here.
Watch Characters, here.
Watch Encounters, here.
Watch The Magical, here.
Watch The Individual And The City, here.

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