Author Archives: vickychong

About vickychong

Just an ordinary woman.

Ciao, Celest.

August is not a good month. There have been too many rejections for my submissions and my mood is affected. I try to keep myself busy with social life and not dwell on it – easier said than done. Just … Continue reading


Sum Kee Jurong

We have been to the main branch at Yeo’s Building but I don’t have any impression on the food, only that we sat outside and it wasn’t very comfortable. This branch is much better, a much larger air-conditioned venue with … Continue reading

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Language of Love

A friend’s request for books in handling teenagers on social media has one of her friends advised her to read The Five Languages of Love. Today, in the Straits Times’ forum page, a teenager remark how she comes to term … Continue reading

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Revisiting The Lion King (2019) – movie review

The cartoon movie was showing when my two elder sons were in kindergarten. They loved the movie and watched it numerous times on CD. When the musical came to Singapore, they were in their teens. The experience was still magical. … Continue reading

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Calypso – David Sedaris

  This is a collection of  CNF (Creative non-fiction) which is both funny and heartwarming. I was introduced to David Sedaris after reading The New Yorker and fell in love with his genuine personality and humour. You can read a … Continue reading

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Parasite – Korean Movie Review

The local broadsheet papers The Straits Times gave this movie a five-star review. As a writer suffering from writer’s block, I needed some inspiration and decided I could learn something from Korean storytellers and movie makers, whom I feel have … Continue reading

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One – The Anthology, Edited by Robert Yeo

Published in 2012 by Marshall Cavendish, I was given this book at a fair in SMU, a perfect reference to what publishers want for my own collection of short stories. Edited by Robert Yeo, this collection features prominent Singapore writers, … Continue reading

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