How to become a Writer in Singapore? 
Bonus: Why knowing design helps

Have a flair for writing but don't know how to develop your passion to profits?

Or, you feel that writing is your calling but don't know how to kickstart the journey.

Then, don't miss this talk by one of the local most established publisher Mr Phoon Kok Hwa from Candid Creation Publishing. He will be sharing how you can be a writer in Singapore and publish your own book online and offline. 

And this round, to make sure you get the most of it to start your writing career, we have also invited Mr. Kenji Choo, the most awarded design educator and art director, to give you insights on how to design your book to make an impression.

Q&A session to follow after the talk.


Phoon Kok Hwa is a Publisher at Candid Creation Publishing, where he has spent the last 14 years coaching hundreds of aspiring authors to get their books written, published and distributed.

His hope to broaden the appeal of Singapore's published works continues to fuel his passion and creative flair for helping authors identify personally compelling narratives to drive their writing style. 

In 2017, Kok Hwa was awarded the Best Personal Brand Award as he continues to look for the distinct literary voices emerging from Singapore and Asia.


Kenji received his professional design training in Japan in the early 90s and has been in various roles within the creative industry before deciding to share his knowledge with the next generation of creatives through teaching.

Over the past few years, he has personally nurtured and guided students to win more than 120 international awards and recognition from Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore, etc.



25 Jul 2019, Thursday

7:00pm - 9:00pm


M.A.D. School

30 Merchant Road,

#03-22 Riverside Point

Singapore 058282


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