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Joyce Chua

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After her first taste of creative writing when she was twelve, Joyce has been hooked on telling stories. A recent graduate of the National University of Singapore, where she majored in English Language, she has been writing fiction since she was thirteen and has written too many manuscripts that should not see the light of day. These days, she focuses on young adult romantic fiction and is currently working on an urban fantasy novel. She occasionally rants and raves about her writing journey on her blog, which she welcomes you to visit at: https://www.thewritesofpassage.wordpr....

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Joyce Chua I've found that rereading your favourite books, or rewatching your favourite movies or TV shows helps to get you back into the groove. Also,…moreI've found that rereading your favourite books, or rewatching your favourite movies or TV shows helps to get you back into the groove. Also, constantly seeking out new narratives - be it in books or films or even music and music videos - can get the creative juices flowing!(less)
Joyce Chua You get to create many different characters and live in their heads, live out their lives. It's both messy and glorious and makes you feel alive and…moreYou get to create many different characters and live in their heads, live out their lives. It's both messy and glorious and makes you feel alive and human. Plus, the ecstasy of having completed a short story or a novel is incomparable to anything else in the world!(less)
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~ Laini Taylor

You know how you're in the middle of charging through a scene and you don't really want to stop for any interruption in case the Muse decides to go play with someone else?

^ Current situation as I make the leap from act 2 to act 3 of Before I Remember You.

So I'm just sharing this inspiring TED talk by Lisa Bu before I bounce back to the manuscript. Enjoy!


QOTD:
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Description: Lambs for Dinner is a young adult contemporary romance inspired by the book Steppenwolf, by Hermann Hesse.
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“You can't leave someone without taking a piece of them with you.”
Joyce Chua, Lambs for Dinner

“Maybe the past could never be past. Maybe it's burned into us like the stars are burned into the backdrop of the sky, irrevocable and ageless.”
Joyce Chua, Lambs for Dinner

“Conformity was safe. It could tame the wildest beast and temper the hardest savage. If I couldn't run from my past, then maybe I could bleach it out of sight, if not wipe it clean.”
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“What do you want from me?" he asks.
What I want from every person in my life, I want to tell him.
More.”
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“It is possible to be in love with you just because of who you are.”
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“Clever as the Devil and twice as pretty.”
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“The easiest lies to tell are the ones you want to be true.”
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“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”
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Michael Murphy Joyce, thanks for connecting on Goodreads. Wishing you continued success Lambs for Diner. Hope you'll consider adding my new Prohibition-era mystery, The Yankee Club, to your to read list. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


Jennifer Thanks for the friend request :)


Kitty (I solemnly swear that I am up to no good) Thanks for the add Joyce! Karou is totally badass! looking forward to talking book with ya


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J. It is a pleasure to meet you Joyce. My apologies for not responding sooner; but delighted to receive your add. Thank you. Warm regards and best wishes, JoAnn Hale Turner.


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