Behind The Scenes of a Student Short Film #2: Character Acting

It seems like people are generally interested in my last blog post, which was Strange Realisations in Creative Writing & BTS of a Student Short Film. Hence I’m going to write a Part 2 on the second part of the blog post. In my past two blog posts about my student film from my last…

3 Things to do When You’re Neither Studying/ Working (In Singapore)

Sometimes along a Singaporean’s journey on their educational path, we come to an awkward period of time where we are neither studying nor working, whether by choice or by circumstance. There may be a month’s break between school semesters for example, and all the part time jobs you enquire about require a commitment period of…

Teen v.s. Young Adult: Growing Up

As we grow older through the years, our relationships with our parents evolve. Thought I’d post my own observations for the hilarity to possibly make the whole world laugh. ____ _ __________ Relationships: When I was 13: Mom: Don’t think about anything, just study hard and do well and graduate well. Me: …… Now: Mom:…

Roles of a Writer: The Manager

Originally posted on Writings By Ender:
The first part of this series focused on the laborer role of a writer. The laborer can best be summarized as getting the work done and trying to do it effectively. There is more to writing than completing tasks, so today will focus on one of the most important…

Are Writing Contests Valuable?

Last Sunday, I attended the awards ceremony for Vermont’s Scholastic Art & Writing Contest at the Brattleboro Art and Museum Center. The art and writing on display was fantastic; no wonder The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are considered “the most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7 – 12.” These kids have…

The Cat Which Talked To Me

  Not in English like the Cat in the Hat talked to the two scared kids. There was once a black cat I passed by during daylight hours. I’m not going to be infering to the old wives’ tale about cats passing you and the omen behind it-  my encounter wasn’t very significant but still very…

Making A Short Film #throwback

We students in the Diploma in Mass Communications had to make a student film last December so that we could graduate, under the educational guise of our Contemporary Short Video Production. It meant we had to select a group member’s script to produce, do storyboarding, plan camera angles, do the casting and everything in between….

I Can’t Remember When Was The Last Time I Posted

This is because I had been studying in my Diploma in Mass Communication last year from May on. Apparently I write when I’m bored or when I’m selectively introverted. It’s not that I’m not writing at all though. I’ve 14 drafts in my WordPress which I refuse to publish for varying reasons. One is too…