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Claire Chao on Remembering Shanghai

Our event on 11 March 2019 at the FCC was a big success! Claire Chao, co-author of Remembering Shanghai: a Memoir of Socialites, Scholars, and Scoundrels with her mother, Isabel Sun Chao, fascinated us with backstory about the 10 year process of researching and writing her book as well as sharing valuable information about her decision to self publish and giving advice based on her ongoing marketing journey. Her beautiful book, a work [...]

WiPS New Website

Thanks to all who joined us at the end of June for the launch of our new website and for their thoughtful input. We are grateful to Maarten Swemmer of Apprique who built the website for us and to Elise for working with him. Elise will look after our website going forward. We are proud to present the new WiPS website for your perusal. The new website will soon appear under our original web address. Please click through and take a look. Do remember [...]

More News from WiPS

HKWiPS founders, Linda Pelham, Polly Yu, and Robyn Flemming, were recently reunited in London. Member News This summer Elizabeth Briel will be in San Francisco, working in an art studio above the small art/design/restaurant complex Palette SF. Members are welcome to visit and stop by for a chat and coffee, or a fabulous lunch downstairs. She'll be in the studio Monday-Saturday throughout July, making paints by hand and creating imaginary visual memories of a [...]

Now You See It, Now You Don’t

By Queena Lau   Look around, what do you see that’s green? The trees, that meadow of grass yonder, the turquoise water rushing along the river bank? Are these all you can see? Come on, you’ve got to be kidding me. Look into your wallet. You smell that? That’s the enchanting aroma of crisp, green dollar bills; turn on the television, Green Arrow saves the city in his green hood; Joker’s green [...]

Give Voice to Your Story: How to Read to an Audience

Part of the Hong Kong Spoken Word Festival It’s not often that the FCC is full of so many people practicing vocal exercises and working to improve their vocal variety. Many thanks to David Pope of All Voice Talent for sharing his time and talent with WiPS. Hopefully, with a bit of practice, we’ll be better prepared to share our work with the world. Thanks also to the Hong Kong Spoken Word Festival for helping [...]

Woman at Work: Brooke Hardwick

Each month we feature an introduction to one of our members. This month we hear from Brooke Hardwick. Brooke Hardwick: Living the Write Life My life in literature began in 1998 as a high school English teacher in Australia. In the subsequent decades I taught and travelled the world. From Catholic schools in Glasgow to Agricultural schools in Queensland, Co-operative schools in London and Government schools in Hong Kong; my career has been [...]

Imprint 17 is here! Deadline Imprint18

Copies of Imprint 17 are still available. Please contact Polly if you have not received your members' copy, or if you would like to buy a few extra copies of the latest edition. And it is time to get writing for Imprint 18… Deadline: 30 September 2018 For details, see Get Published on the WiPS website We had a bumper crop of excellent submissions for Imprint 17 and hope to do even better in Imprint [...]

Member News This summer Elizabeth Briel will be in San Francisco, working in an art studio above the small art/design/restaurant complex Palette SF. Members are welcome to visit and stop by for a chat and coffee, or a fabulous lunch downstairs. She'll be in the studio Monday-Saturday throughout July, making paints by hand and creating imaginary visual memories of a city where she was born but left at a very young age. Or you [...]