Banning Julien Blanc undermines freedom of speech and travel. The better approach would be to arrest him, criticise him, or kill him. The latter removes a threat to society; the former pushes the burden to someone else and punishes someone for disagreeing with the memes of the day.
The nation-state system is fading, replaced by neo-tribalism. With this change comes the erosion of civilisation.
Second excerpt from Keepers of the Flame. Here, an emperor sets the events of the novel into motion.
The first excerpt from Keepers of the Flame, coming soon.
Singapore’s CMIO model is a blunt instrument. But it also underpins many of Singapore’s policies. It is easy to talk about dropping CMIO, but the real question is what policymaking tool provides a better way — and what are the costs of such a tool.
Grace Chia alleges gender bias in the Singapore Literature Prize, and in writing in general. There is privilege — but of a different kind.
Following my interview with Channel NewsAsia, I elaborate on my experiences as an independent writer and the lessons to be learned here.
Over the past few days, I’ve tweaked the website’s ecommerce experience, combining the bibliography and bookstore pages. On the bibliography page, you’ll find a complete bibliography of my works, as well as links to different categories of fiction. On each dedicated category page, where possible, you’ll also find links to Sellfy, Gumroad and CoinLock, These links […]