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Felix Cheong

 
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ABOUT

Felix Cheong is the author of 12 books, including four volumes of poetry, two young adult novels and a trilogy of flash fiction stories. His works have been nominated for the prestigious Frank O’Connor Award and the Singapore Literature Prize. In 2000, he was conferred the Young Artist Award by the National Arts Council. He is also currently an adjunct lecturer at four universities.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • 2014-2016 – The Singapore Siu Dai series (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2014-2016)
  • 2012 – Vanishing Point: stories. (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2012)
  • 2009 – Sudden in Youth: New and Selected Poems. (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2009)

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2000 – NAC Young Artist Award recipient

WORKSHOPS BY FELIX CHEONG

BUILDING BETTER PLOTS
For:
teachers only; 15-25 pax.
Availability: 3 hours per session; two sessions only
Description: This workshop helps participants develop plot and character driven stories, and identify plot elements such as motivation, reversals and inciting incidents. Participants will also plan strategies to create suspense in their stories, back-stories for their characters, and how to end their stories strongly.
Learning Outcomes: Distinguish plot-driven from character-driven stories; help students identify elements of plot such as motivation, reversals and inciting incident; help students create suspense and back stories for their characters; identify suggestions to help students end their stories strongly

DESCRIPTIVE WRITING
For: teachers only; 15-25 pax.
Availability: 3 hours per session; two sessions only
Description: This workshop helps participants develop strategies to show, not tell, identify good descriptions, use the five senses in writing, and write relevant and specific descriptions.
Learning Outcomes: Teach students how to show, not tell; what distinguishes good descriptions from average ones; be more specific in their descriptions; use their five senses in their writing.

 

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ABOUT OUR PROGRAMME / OUR WRITERS / OUR WORKSHOPS / OUR CAMP / F.A.Q.

Book A Writer is Sing Lit Station's workshop-for-schools programme, featuring a roster of Singapore's most important writers at work today. *Do you want to Book A Writer? For enquiries on Felix Cheong's availability and workshop rates in Sing Lit Station's Book A Writer programme, do fill in the form below. Messages should take no longer than 2-3 days for a reply.

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