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Submission call for Steampunk!

Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy (an imprint of Two Trees) and The Happy Smiley Writers Group are calling for submissions for the second in their sci-fi short story anthology series. Following on the success of their first anthology, Happiness at the end of the World, Happy Smiley and Friends are going Steampunk. Steampunk Short Story … Continue reading


Quarterly Literary Review Singapore could probably be considered our national literary journal. It regularly features fiction, essays, and poetry from some of the finest writers working in Singapore today (check out the list of contributors). For nine years, QLRS has charted the literary landscape of our little red dot. Such a staid and respected literary … Continue reading

Hero Worship, or How I Met the Dream King

The queue stretched a thousand people down past The Arts House all the way to the Singapore River. Each person clutched a precious text: a book, or a graphic novel, or single issues of comics; some hardy souls even carried the massive Absolute editions of his collected works. It was a response the organizers of … Continue reading

First time at WorldCon

When I was asked to do a guest blog about my trip to the most recent Worldcon in Melbourne, a number of questions flashed through my mind such as; “Where do I start?”, “Where do I *stop*?”, “Is anyone actually going to read a geeky version of ‘What I did on my vacation’?” Thankfully, Lisa … Continue reading