Mind you, a disclaimer, I’m totally not a judge of any official writing events or an award winning writer or some teacher or whatever. Heck, you can even see that I’m not writing “proper” here. I am just me. A normal typical person.
Okay, I had to laugh insanely a bit there at the previous line.
ANYWHO! Yes, from my observations, you need the 3Ds to win story competitions in Singapore. Mind you, the 3Ds don’t count if it has a specific genre like chic-lit or romance or science fiction (I forgot the name of that event but yes, there was a sci-fi comp for students last year or so).
You need the 3Ds to win in open story competitions where you’re allowed to write whatever story you want. Only you know, that’s not true. You’re allowed to write whatever story you want but the winners will always be the ones that have the 3Ds. What are they?
The 3Ds by Seriously Sarah:
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Remember to click more since this post will be about:
- Tash Aw’s Map of the Invisible World
- Agnes Meadows’ masterclass talk about poetry
- Goi Peace Foundation international essay competition
First up, Tash Aw’s book launch:
Date: 1 June 2009
Location: The Pod, National Library
Admission is free. To RSVP, email your name and contact no. to firstname.lastname@example.org / call 64835953
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For those who don’t know about the 48 Hour Film Project, it’s a competition that is held all over the world and that you have to complete a short film of 4 to 7 minutes (excluding credits) within 48 hours. This is the second year Singapore is having it.
Oh and you have to put in the 3 required items that is needed in the story and you don’t know what genre you’ll get until the day itself. What are the 3 items needed?
Character: Amy/Andy Yeo, a journalist
Dialogue: Is it supposed to look like that?
And as for my team, we got a mockumentary. How amusing, yes?
Meanwhile, my brothers also joined the competition. I’ve taken a look at their entry and… I seriously want to see the faces of the audience when it is being screened. The competitors were required to be at TISCH Asia at least by 7pm, Friday, 1st May 2009.
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I chanced upon this poster about the Levi’s shoe box design competition. Let’s have a close up look, shall we?
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