Monday, October 15, 2007

Experience sharing on writing

Got this notice from a Mensa mailing list. I haven't heard of this author before, so I am not sure how this session would be like, but just decide to share it anyway. It might be something some of you would like to check out.

Take note budding writers of sci-fi, fantasy, horror and other
fiction genres, this talk on step-by-step to getting your stories
published is not to be missed!

Local author Ti Chin Han will share this experience on becoming a
writer and his journey towards getting his works published,
particularly his recent novel "Trumation Nation".

The talk will cover:
1. What does it take to become a writer?
2. Genre – fiction & non-fiction
3. How I started
4. A reading culture
5. The publishing environment in Malaysia
6. Gaining confidence
7. My experience in writing a full-length novel
8. Winning and getting published
9. The Publishing Agreement
10. The editing process
11. Selling the book
12. Writing the next book

Date: Saturday, 20 October 2007
Time: 7.30pm to 10pm, inclusive of dinner with speaker
Venue: MySciFiFan Outpost, function room
Lot 208ii, 2nd floor (next to cineplex),
Cineleisure Damansara (next to The Curve),
2A Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara
47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Participation Fee:
Rm 15/- per pax, inclusive of set dinner served between 7pm to 8pm.

Please register for this talk by e-mailing your name and contact
number to, or calling 03-77100562 between 12pm to
10pm, by Friday 19 October.

About Ti Chin Han
+ I, Fridge Horror (Highly Commended – 2003 / 2004 Commonwealth Short
Story Competition);
+ Trumation Nation (First Prize – 2005 Utusan Group Literary Prize
(sponsored by Exxon Mobil)
Other Awards & Notable Works:
+ First Prize - 2005 / 2006 Utusan Group Literary Prize
+ Prize winner - article in The Star - Is War On Iraq Justified
+ Short story published in StarMag
+ Poetry published in The International Library of Poetry


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