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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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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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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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Why I Became a Story Performer

From an quiet introvert who used to prefer sitting quietly and writing books, author Yang-May Ooi took on the scary challenge of sharing her stories on stage as a story performer. So what got her out of her room on Continue Reading »

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The Story Party

The Story Party is a new bi-monthly gathering of inspiring storytellers and storylovers, who meet in an airy upstairs room at The Rose pub in Vauxhall with a blazing fire, a view of the Thames and good food and drink. Continue Reading »

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Rebel Heart: My TEDx talk is now up online

I’m delighted to let you know that my TEDx talk is now up online. The talk, “Rebel Heart: How Small Acts of Rebellion Can Create Powerful Change”, closed the TEDxCoventGardenWomen conference Dec 2013. It has been described as “electrifying” Continue Reading »

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Rebel Heart: Guest Blogging Roundup

In a series of guest blogging essays, I share the story of the kiss that changed my life from different perspectives. These writings discuss in more depth the issues raised by my TEDx talk “Rebel Heart” which I will be Continue Reading »

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Rebel Heart: Ambition and The Art of Living an Authentic Life

Many of us would like to live a more authentic life. But what are the elements that make up authentic happiness? I’ve been reflecting on this while preparing for my TEDx talk “Rebel Heart” which shares my personal journey Continue Reading »

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TEDxCoventGarden Women Programme – Sat 07 Dec 2013

I’m pleased to share the Programme for the TEDxCoventGardenWomen conference this coming Sat 07 December, which is part of the global TEDx women series of events. I hope you can join us – and stay to the end to catch 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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