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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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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 Reality of a Writing Life – by Poet & Novelist James W Wood

Many of us dream of becoming writers and having our writing published by traditional publishing houses. Few actually try and very few achieve it. In the trying we encounter failure, rejection and the struggle to balance our writing lives with Continue Reading »

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Creative Writing – Call for Submissions: The Authenticity of Twelve

StoryGuru.co.uk is looking for original writing. If you would like to write a personal story for publication here on this site, please read on!

Who were you when you were twelve? What did you love doing at that age?

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Malaysia at 50 – Grandpa’s Legacy

This year is the 50th anniversary of the birth of the nation of Malaysia. It is not often that nations are born – nor very common for a family to have a personal connection to such a momentous occasion. Continue Reading »

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The Power of Stories

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Stories shape who we are and how we view the world. The stories we tell about our lives and about others can empower us – or limit us. If we 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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