When crafting a fictional universe, it’s the details and little moments that breathe life into the story. Using their works and other worlds, these writers delve into their favourite elements that provide nuance and depth for the reader. They get into the nitty-gritty of striking a balance with plot and characterisation as well as the architecture of their fictional world.
Play This Story: The Book of Red Shadows is a play-by-email style interactive gaming experience happening 30 Oct – 10 Nov 2020 in conjunction with the Singapore Writers Festival 2020. It is a text-based game which will require you to have a working email address, connection to the internet and an interest in reading and writing in English to play. Some knowledge of the various Singapore languages and slangs will also come in handy.