NON FICTION: What Writing Fiction Has Taught Me About Life

Stack of books

Photo: Fallon Micheal

What could I possibly learn from writing fiction? Aren’t I basically just making stuff up? What lessons even await me in the worlds of make-believe?

I had written for eight years before I decided to embark on my authorial journey, and I thought I knew everything when it came to this new pursuit, but boy, did I learn that I actually knew jack squat.

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UPDATES: My Story’s Featured In A Book

Illustrations of Stuart Danker's story in Money Stories From Malaysians 2

The illustrations for my story. They really do resemble me I think. Photo: RinggitOhRinggit.com

I guess this is the first time I’m being published for my unsolicited stories (most of my published work was commissioned).

While I’ve just signed another book deal for my cyberpunk novel titled Homecoming, it’s not set to take off until April 2021 or so.

Meanwhile, enter Money Stories From Malaysians Volume 2. A book project spearheaded by one of Malaysia’s most prominent bloggers, Suraya Zainudin.

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