What should a short story look like?

It was late at night… Photograph by writer.

It was late at night.

I had just come home from a long day at work, to rubbish piling up around my full bin, a busy wife, and a crying baby.

I hadn’t written short stories since my carefree secondary school days, but I had to draft a short story of 5,000…



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Shawn Seah

Shawn Seah


Singaporean writer and public speaker, passionate about education, social issues, and local history and community stories.