Monday, September 26, 2016

IMAGINE ALL THIS _____ My new book gives you the creative tools to use your imagination and create your own stories, launching soon

Hello! Here is our new book. I am waving my wizard wand (aka ballpoint pen) and imagining that it will bring everyone lots of joy and success after you read it. More information below, and also here's a link for you to order it direct from the publisher, Marshall Cavendish. The paperback will be in local bookstores around the middle of October, and available through international retailers around April 2017. You can read some excerpts (early drafts) here, here and here.

Happy writing! :)

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Buy this book from Marshall Cavendish direct here:

by Don Bosco
(Marshall Cavendish Editions)
ISBN — 9789814771153

Ever wanted to write your own stories? Here's a fun and inspiring guide to get you started. This book will help you use your imagination in clever ways and turn your ideas into a great story experience.

All the basics of writing fiction are covered:

— how to create captivating characters
— how to build a rich storyworld
— how to plan and plot
— how to write scenes
— how to manage your creative process
— how to explore different genres, and more

This book also contains creative journal pages, specially designed to help you capture your ideas, chart your creative journey, and finish that story or book that you've been dreaming about.

About the Author
Don Bosco is an award-winning writer and publisher. His own stories are inspired by Asian legends and pop culture. He started the publishing studio Super Cool Books in 2011. Two of his series, Sherlock Hong and Lion City Adventures were co-published with Marshall Cavendish for international distribution. He is a local co-organiser for StoryCode Singapore, which promotes transmedia storytelling across multiple platforms. He maintains an influential blog, and has also been a featured speaker at content creation events. He used to write magazine features, TV scripts and film treatments.

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IMAGINE ALL THIS actually came out of my 100 WRITERS project, a support group for fiction writers who want to publish their own stories. Find out more about us here.

After my story writing workshop at the All In! Young Writers Festival 2016, I was interviewed by some of the student reporters, read their post here.

I was recently interviewed for #CreateYourLife thanks to Joyce Chua. Lots of personal thoughts about how I first got interested in writing, my secret Hollywood training, my superhero power as a writer, new books coming, and the books and music and people that inspire me every day. So create your life in your own way too! :)

Read the interview here: