Hong Kong Culture

Final Chapter for Another Hong Kong Bookstore

Flowbooks, one of the last independent bookstores in Hong Kong, will shut its doors on October 2 due to financial difficulties. The 20-year-old bookstore in Central, which sells mostly secondhand volumes, wa...
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“Fated and Fateless” Excerpt Part 2

Here’s Excerpt Part 2 (continued from Part 1): [Diana had witnessed the amazing growth of Sun Tai Land on her frequent trips back to Hong Kong while studying in England – the number of staff shot up from a c...
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“Fated and Fateless” as a Goodreads Giveaway

  One signed paperback copy of "Fated and Fateless" is available as a Goodreads Giveaway from March 8 to March 15, 2014. http://alicewaihanpoon.blogspot.ca/2014/03/giveaway-of-fated-and-fateless-at.h...
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“Fated and Fateless” Excerpt Part 1

The book excerpt that I’m posting consists of almost a full chapter. As it is too long for a single post, I’ve split it into two parts. This post contains Part 1. [The last thought on her mind, as she climbed ...
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Brief Synopsis of My Novel and BigLychee’s Plug

  Brief Synopsis of "Fated and Fateless":- "The story is set in colonial Hong Kong and spans four decades from the late 1940s. Prior to October 1987, Wendy has her fill of bad experiences in her...
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Paperback Edition of “Fated and Fateless”

With the help of free online tools available at the CreateSpace Independent Publishing platform (an Amazon company), I was able to create a paperback version of my novel, which has just been launched on Ama...
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My Debut Novel “Fated and Fateless”

  Having spent part of 2009 writing the first few chapters of my first novel, I had to put the work aside in 2010 and 2011 as I found myself deeply engaged in activities related to the publication o...
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Twisted Values and Creativity

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Feminism as an Anti-Oppression Cause

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