Khaled Talib

more photos (6)


#36 top librarians



Vanessa...
281 books | 1,991 friends

Charles...
12 books | 3,373 friends

Chloe T...
164 books | 1,421 friends

Naveen ...
37 books | 3,645 friends

Raeden Zen
1,428 books | 4,997 friends

Jason C...
134 books | 836 friends

Massimo...
141 books | 1,590 friends

Vic Robbie
45 books | 2,332 friends

More friends…

Khaled is following 9 people

Khaled Talib

Goodreads Author


url

born
in Singapore
gender
male

website

genre

member since
December 2012


About this author

Khaled Talib is a former journalist with local and international exposure. He has worked full time for magazines including Singapore Tatler and Egypt Today. His articles have been published and syndicated to newspapers worldwide, and his short stories have appeared in literary journals and magazines.

His novel Smokescreen was listed "Thriller of the Month on e-thriller.com" in its September 2014 issue.

Talib is also the author of The Little Book of Muses, a collection of personal muses for writers and aspiring authors. He resides in Singapore.

The author is a member of the UK Crime Writers Association.


To ask Khaled Talib questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Khaled Talib use a sledgehammer
Khaled Talib sharing your imagination with others.
Average rating: 4.75 · 28 ratings · 12 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
SMOKESCREEN
4.72 of 5 stars 4.72 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Little Book of Muses
4.8 of 5 stars 4.80 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

I've been toying with the idea of creating a book trailer for Smokescreen for quite some time. But I didn't know how or where to begin.

The apple didn't hit me in the head for a long time even though I could have easily have relied on the novel itself for inspirational ideas.

But to create a trailer, within a given time frame (so as not to bore viewers and overplay the storyboard), it took me a... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on November 13, 2014 06:23 • 1 view • Tags: book-trailer, mystery, suspense, thriller

Upcoming Events

The Little Book of Muses
March 28, 2014 12:00AM — 373 people invited
Google Play, SG

https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Khaled_Talib_The_Little...
The Little Book of Muses is now available on Google Play. So if you don't have a ...more

Fiction Frenzy Vlog TV
Author appearance, April 29, 2014 07:04AM — 381 people invited
YouTube, CA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsJInuNaEAA
Dear Readers Fiction Frenzy, hosted by author Anne-Rae Vasquez (Doubt), is a fun ...more

Thriller Book Journal Interview with Khaled Talib, author of Smokescreen
May 04, 2014 02:05AM — 382 people invited
Online Media, IT

http://www.thrillerbooksjournal.com/interview-khaled-talib-author-s...
Dear Readers: If you haven't read the thriller novel Smokescreen yet, please see ...more

see all events »

Create Believable Characters Using Method Writing (Mystery & Thrillers)
0 chapters   —   updated May 03, 2014 12:14AM
Description: My personal experiences involving method writing for my novel Smokescreen. Here's the link: http://www.writetosellyourbook.com/fiction-advice/believable-characters-method-writing
The Eye of a Writer (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 11, 2014 10:19PM
Description: Guest post on Janice Gable Bashman's blog. http://janicegablebashman.com/khaled-talib-the-eye-of-a-writer/
Valley of Thracians
Khaled Talib is currently reading
by Ellis Shuman (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Chanel Caper
Khaled Talib rated a book 5 of 5 stars
by Ruth Harris (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Khaled's Recent Updates

Khaled Talib made a comment in the group Blog2BuzzPromote your book! topic
" Hello, I'm Khaled and I am from Singapore.

If you are a fan of spy fiction, here's a review of my suspense-thriller in The US Examiner. Smokescreen is
...more"
105571 128221 111582
" Dear Reader
This is a review of my thriller Smokescreen in The US Examiner. A story with "enough originality" and "bold plotting" Smokescreen tells of
...more"
SMOKESCREEN by Khaled Talib
" Brian wrote: "Sounds like a winner...:)"

Thank you Brian :-)
"
" This is the book trailer of the suspense-thriller Smokescreen by Khaled Talib.

The novel was chosen to be September's "Thriller of the Month" on e-thr
...more"
Khaled Talib made a comment in the group A Good ThrillerPromote Your Book Here topic
" This is the book trailer of the suspense-thriller Smokescreen. The story centers around a journalist who learns of a plot to assassinate the Israeli P ...more"
Khaled Talib and 1 other person liked Erik Nelson's review of SMOKESCREEN:
SMOKESCREEN by Khaled Talib
"To all of the assassination buffs; THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU!!!! Khaled Talib first presents us with factual information about the relationship between Israel and the island of Singapore. The fictional part begins where a high level figure wants to ass..." Read more of this review »
More of Khaled's books…
“The writer's silent mind is a period of intermission before orchestrating a symphony of words.”
Khaled Talib, The Little Book of Muses

“Kind words dispel clouds of fear like the moonlight's smile on water.”
Khaled Talib, The Little Book of Muses

“Writing is the light of imagination playing over shadow of thoughts.”
Khaled Talib

“Writing is the light of imagination playing over shadow of thoughts.”
Khaled Talib

“The writer's silent mind is a period of intermission before orchestrating a symphony of words.”
Khaled Talib, The Little Book of Muses

“Kind words dispel clouds of fear like the moonlight's smile on water.”
Khaled Talib, The Little Book of Muses

“A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.”
Gilles Deleuze, Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia

“Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich.”
Peter Ustinov

19126 The Mystery, Crime, and Thriller Group — 11600 members — last activity 2 minutes ago
Nov/ Dec 2014 Group Reads (We have 3 for this period - The Burning Room by Michael Connelly, Rules of Prey by John Sandford and Suspect by Robert Crai ...more
69484 Book Promotions — 1661 members — last activity 3 hours, 0 min ago
Well, it seems there is a group for everything else out there, but not one specifically for promoting books. There are places within groups to do it, ...more
83510 Crime Detective Mystery Thriller Group — 572 members — last activity 1 hour, 56 min ago
This is a book club/group for ALL books about crime, mysteries, and thrillers. From romantic suspense, to pulp fiction, to cozy mysteries, british det ...more
41267 Goodreads Singapore — 789 members — last activity 9 hours, 46 min ago
Live in Singapore? Join us! Apart from talking about books, we have listings for author events, giveaways, and sometimes we even organize a book club ...more
20786 Book Haven — 8121 members — last activity 2 hours, 59 min ago
This is a group for people who enjoy many different genre's. If you are someone who appreciates a good book, regardless of the genre...this is the gro ...more
84674 Mysteries & Crime Thrillers — 5308 members — last activity 8 minutes ago
Win your next book! Mysteries, Cozies, Detective Fiction, Courtroom Drama, Romantic Suspense, Thrillers, Action Adventure. Pick the next book we read ...more
45289 World Mysteries and Thrillers — 1755 members — last activity 5 hours, 57 min ago
A group for those who love mysteries, detectives, thrillers, noir, and spy stories based all around the world. Are any of your favorite thriller autho ...more
88212 A Good Thriller — 1526 members — last activity 0 minutes ago
Action packed gripping, exciting and tense thrillers, mysteries, that's what we like reading. So many great authors out there to read. Let's share our ...more
74566 Aussie Lovers of Crime/Mystery/Thriller/Suspense — 450 members — last activity 12 hours, 50 min ago
A group for Aussie GR members (and those interested in our wonderful land of OZ), who love nothing more than to curl up with a good crime, thriller, s ...more
1036 Espionage Aficionados — 375 members — last activity Nov 21, 2014 04:21AM
Do you like spy stories? International intrigue? Action? Thrillers? Read anything by Le Carre, Deighton, Follett, Forsyth, Clancy, Littell, Cussler, or ...more
More of Khaled’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-4)    post a comment »
dateUp_arrow    newest »

Khaled Talib Giok Ping wrote: "Hello Khaled,
Nice to meet you here :)"
Nice to meet you here too :-)


Khaled Talib Carole wrote: "Hi Khaled, thanks for befriending me." Hi Carole, hey my pleasure...thanks for being here.


Carole Gill Hi Khaled, thanks for befriending me.


Giok Ping Hello Khaled,
Nice to meet you here :)


back to top