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Bound Feet Blues, the Book, to be published by Urbane Publications in Nov 2015 [new books 2015]

Author Yang-May Ooi’s new book, Bound Feet Blues – A Life Told in Shoes, signed by Urbane Publications is due out in November 2015.

My publisher Matthew Smith of Urbane Publications has confirmed to me that the publication date Continue Reading »

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Writing Process Blogging Tour

Writer and Performer Yang-May Ooi shares her writing process secrets as part of a Writing Process Blogging Tour.

My friend Mary Ann Mhina, a fellow TEDx speaker and writer, nominated me to join her on a Writing Process Blogging Tour  Continue Reading »

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Yang-May Ooi’s solo show Bound Feet Blues heads to London’s West End

Writer/ performer Yang-May Ooi’s solo story performance Bound Feet Blues will be showcased at the Tristan Bates Theatre in London’s West End on Mon 13 Oct. Read on to find out more about the show and how to buy tickets. Continue Reading »

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Watch the showreel of Bound Feet Blues

 Watch snippets from Yang-May Oo’s solo show Bound Feet Blues – captured at the scratch night performance when she tried out the first 45 mins of the draft script at Conway Hall in London.

Audience reviews (scratch night): ‘Terrific.. poignant.. Continue Reading »

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What is “Goldilocks Weather”? Find out in the story I told at The Story Party in Jan [video]

Watch storyteller Yang-May Ooi telling her story “Golidlocks Weather” on this video, recorded live at The Story Party in January 2014. 

I told this story in January this year at The Story Party, the cult storytelling club hosted by Continue Reading »

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Check out my stand alone Bound Feet Blues website and blog at www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk

The new www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk website has launched with details of writer/ performer Yang-May Ooi’s solo story performance, currently in production. Check out the site and the blog for more information about this one woman storytelling piece and to follow Yang-May’s progress Continue Reading »

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Bound Feet Blues – “Terrific… poignant… sexy” – one woman show blows the audience away

 One woman show Bound Feet Blues by solo performer Yang-May Ooi reaps rave reviews on its first showing as a work in progress during the scratch night Going Solo event at Conway Hall last week. Here are some of the Continue Reading »

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Turning Personal Obsessions into Art

Many artists and other creatives create art out of their personal obsessions and passions. They are drawn to question, explore, investigate themes from their own lives through music, words or art. In the process, they may or may not find Continue Reading »

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Follow my Mood Board for Bound Feet Blues on Pinterest

Images can help the creative process. Artists, writers and other creatives use Mood Boards to help them in their work.  Discover how Author and Story Performer Yang-May Ooi has been using Pinterest to collect pictures in a Mood Board for Continue Reading »

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A Shared Writing Life – by Novelist James A. Zarzana

Last week, poet Marianne Zarzana shared her perspective of being one half of a powerhouse writing couple in her essay “The Writing Partners’ Honey Do List“. This week, her husband, novelist Jim Zarzana gives his take on love, Continue Reading »

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About Yang-May Ooi

Yang-May Ooi is a creative artist whose work explores the transformational power of personal narrative. She has been an award-winning TEDx speaker, bestselling author and acclaimed story performer. Her sell out solo story performance, Bound Feet Blues, was showcased in London's West End in Oct 2014. to 4+ Star reviews. The show returns to the Tristan Bates Theatre for a 3 week run in Nov 2015 - see www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk

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