Is mini fiction the writing of short stories? Why is it more popular in the Chinese community especially in Singapore? Do you know mini fiction also exists in the west?
Writing Mini-Fiction with Xi Ni Er
Saturday, 21 August 2010, 11.00am – 1.00pm
The POD, Level 16, National Library Board
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A well-known author in Singapore, Chia Hwee Pheng or better known as Xi Ni Er through his various works is a master craftsman in the experimentation of mini-fiction writing. His book ‘The Collection of Xi Ni Er Mini-Fiction is a collection of mini-fictions chronicling the light and difficult moments over forty years of Singapore’s nation building.
Join Xi Ni Er in this session as he shares his experience in writing mini-fiction especially against the backdrop of Singapore and the different styles of writing through his various works. This programme is suitable for the appreciation of mini-fiction and for aspiring writers who has a keen interest in the area and would like to start writing mini-fiction. The author would also provide tips and guidance how you can start writing by selecting the subjects of your own mini-fiction.
As places are limited, please register at http://golibrary.nlb.gov.sg ‘Singapore.’ As this form of writing if more relevant to the local writing scene. the session will be conduced in Chinese.