Five reflections on publishing compelling narrative non-fiction

Success factors that could help you land that bestseller.

My Father’s Kampung: A History of Aukang and Punggol is available at Kinokuniya, Popular, Epigram Books, and other major bookstores at the time of writing. The photograph was taken in late 2020.

In 2017, I self-published my first non-fiction book with a small (but much-needed) grant from the National Heritage Board. As I had always loved writing, I went on to write a few more non-fiction books, picking up experience along the way.