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Books by Book Merah

Book Merah has primarily published the works of Stephen Black, the exception being Singapore Literature prize winner Cyril Wong.Book Merah is now open to discussions with writers. Latest addition: Newspaper Drumsticks by Tyler Dempsey! (Incredible project; even the reviews are inspiring.) Stephen Black’s books and stories are often set in Asia, and combine research with …

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Furikake, a collection of stories about rice seasonings, by Stephen Black

The Author Show audio  interview with Stephen Black about Furikake. Furikake is on Amazon here. “a truly enjoyable reading, between a memoir and a travel diary in which one can easily recognize fragments of oneself.- Carla Bonollo, whose Italian language blog can be found here. Furikake is the Japanese word for the spices and ingredients sprinkled …

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DIY promotion

My terrible book promotional flyer made me happy

As you may know, I have not yet done any serious marketing–though I do have a bestseller. I believe that books sell because of word of mouth, not advertising. Of course, at some point I will do serious advertising, but that day has not yet come. For now, I am most interested in connecting with …

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AR HKPOLYU Followup 3 (Food and AR)

MUCH MORE INFO ABOUT THE MATERIALS PRESENTED IS HERE. The first in this series is here. Food-related projects and resources: Chowhound: Will Virtual and Augmented Reality Change the Food Industry? Сartoon Cook by TimNik on Sketchfab The chef above and the banoffee pastry below exemplify the possibilities of 3D models now available. Like VR, AR …

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Writing and the Digital Avante-garde

The slides are explained here. TEST READERS WANTED: If you would like to be one of the first to read about ANTIGONE CLOUD, email Stephen Black at [email protected] Antigone Cloud is a ten-year old girl who is actually an arbot, a softwre program made of light. Antigone, who lives in Singapore, has the body of …

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Stephen Black: 72 hour Facebook Live Broadcast

THE BROADCAST IS HERE. HELLO Augmented Reality,art, Southeast Asian food, Bubiko Foodtour, VR, music, haikus, photographs, videos, unusualness… and discussions, readings from, and free downloads of, EBOOKS! The broadcast starts at 3PM September 30, Malaysia time, ends on Monday, October 2 at 3PM Malaysia time. Until October 2, these ebooks are free downloads on Amazon: …

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Haptics: Bubiko, Lei Cha and Data Science (Ingredients)

This is the second post in a series in which I have fun with lei cha, haptics and Bubiko. Later, when things are more organized and clear, I hope this catch the interest of data scientists, information specialists and CG filmmakers/animators. There is a fun dimension to all of this, but I seriously wonder what …

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Agaricus blazeii Murrill, Sacha Inchi Oil and Me (part 2)

the first part of this post is here To review, from about 1999 to 2002, I was very involved with researching and promoting a medicinal and gourmet mushroom called ABM, Agaricus blazeii Murrill. As part of this, I wrote my first book. I did this in Tokyo, Manhattan and around Toledo, Ohio. I established many …

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ebooks by Stephen Black and Cyril Wong

Parts of this post are  outdated, but the information about the books is current. (mainly :))It was first written to celebrate a crowdfunding success on Zingohub…. The i ate tiong bahru glassware  crowdfunding campaign went 30% over target in the first three days… and  ended at 175%- well over target! i ate tiong bahru  A …

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Exciting New Cemetery @Isetan Wisma Atria

stephen black exciting new cemetery; involvement with tiong bahru mouth, 3how, photography, Obama Search Words,video,Lorong 16,self-publishing, Fires, Singapore art from 1965-2017, Singapore Personal Art Metadata,SPOKEN,Furikake,limited editions,Contact With Shadow, the art of conversation,Flame Magnet, thumb-shaped kways, Big Homer,Beach Road, Bali Wave Ghost and i ate tiong bahru @ isetan wisma atria from September 6-October 3 The …

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