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Hong Kong Writers Circle Podcast

News, How-To's and interviews from the heart of the Hong Kong literary scene. For almost 25 years, the Hong Kong Writers Circle (HKWC) has been a stalwart of Hong Kong’s literary scene, creating an environment in which writers develop their skills and hone their craft, while increasing their knowledge of the publishing industry with the support of their peers. Our members come from all corners of the globe and range from published professionals to the aspiring amateur. Get inspired, get involved and get in touch with the Hong Kong Writers Circle at hkwriterscircle.com. Then get on with some writing! Produced by SCC Overton.
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News, how-to's and interviews

from the heart of the Hong Kong literary scene

Apr 14, 2016

 

Hong Kong Writers Circle podcast Episode 14: Contributing Tales of Two Cities

 

Members of the Singapore Writers Group discuss their contributions to our shared anthology Tales of Two Cities.

The Writing Masterclass is 'How to write about a city'.

 

Bronwyn, Wan Phing, Magali, Mickey, Vanessa, Sebrina, Simon

 

Timings

 

00:00 - Introduction - Ongoing interview
08:10 - Extract 1: The Apex by S Mickey Lin (read by Simon)
16:50 - Extract 2: The Red Kemboja Tree by Wan Phing Lim
25:30 - Extract 3: Dreams for Free by Vanessa Deza Hangad
38:30 - Extract 4: Fairprice Baby by Magali Finet (read by Simon)
44:30 - Interlude: City Breeze by Tab & Anitek and anthology launch promotion
51:10 - Extract 5: Port of Call by Sebrina Somers
61:40 - Extract 6: The Game of Virus by Bronwyn Sharman
64:00 - Writing Masterclass: How to write about a city
70:00 - Copyright information

Click here for additional readings by Shola Olowu-Asante, Lucia Damacela and Irena Cristalis

Irena, Shola and Lucia

 

Links

 

Tales of Two Cities
The Singapore Writers' Group
Ethos Books
Simon's website
Hong Kong Writers Circle
Subscribe to the podcast on I Tunes

 

Copyright Information

 

The Hong Kong Writers Circle podcast Episode 14: Contributing Tales of Two Cities was produced by SCC Overton.

For more information about this podcast and all of our other activities, please visit our website: hkwriterscircle.com

Exerpts were from Tales of Two Cities edited by Alice Clark-Platts, S. Mickey Lin, Edmund Price and Harmony Sin, co-published by the imprint Ethos Books, the Hong Kong Writers Circle and the Singapore Writers Group.

The music was Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz from the album End of Line, used under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 licence.

Jingle Jazz (Quantum Jazz) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The interlude music was City Breeze by Tab & Anitek from the album, Sights & Sounds used under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0 license.

City Breeze (Tab & Anitek) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

If you are an author, publisher or musician and would like to collaborate on an episode of this podcast or for any other feedback please click here to email, using the subject line "Podcast". Members of the HKWC are encouraged to get in touch with ideas, interview suggestions, audio essays and other ways to collaborate, including production assistance.

Thanks as always to Katrina Teh for the podcast artwork.

 

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