Plot Twist or Cop Out?

Conversations  |  General  |  English  |  1 hr

6 Nov Sat, 10pm - 11pm
Festival Pass  - $16 (Early Bird) | $20 (Regular)
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The best plot twists leave a reader mindblown and thinking about them for days. But in an era where readers are inundated with content and crave the unexpected, is it possible to avoid cliches and constantly come up with unique yet organic twists? How do you deliver a killer plot twist that changes the story for the reader altogether?

This is a pre-recorded session with no live Q&A.
This programme is made possible with the support of the U.S. Embassy Singapore and the Embassy of Sweden.


Jon Gresham is the author of We Rose Up Slowly (Math Paper Press, 2015) and co-editor of In This Desert There Were Seeds (Ethos Books and Margaret River Press, 2019). His writing has appeared in publications including Best New Singaporean Short Stories Volume 5 (Epigram Books, 2021). His story 'The Visit' was shortlisted for the 2020 Short Fiction/Essex University Prize. He helps run the Asia Creative Writing Programme, a collaboration funded by the National Arts Council and Nanyang Technological University.