Monday, 15 February 2010

Why Do They Have to Die?

As the number of thinking readers in Malaysia is growing rapidly, sadistic writers are going to have a very tough future unless they start thinking of good reasons for killing their characters.

That’s what I wrote in an article published in New Straits Times on 2 June 2001.


I was counseling young writers against killing off their characters gratuitously in their short stories.


After nearly nine years, the article might still be useful for some. Kindly CLICK HERE to take a look.

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