Singapore: StarHub launches Booktique Anthology 2013

Singapore telco has recently released Booktique Anthology 2013, an e-book to promote creative writing by local talents

StarHub challengeAs part of its commitment to support Singapore writers, StarHub organised the inaugural Booktique Short Fiction Challenge in July 2013, inviting aspiring writers aged 13 and above to submit their completely original short story in any genre based on the image provided here.

StarHub received more than 70 entries, from which they compiled 14 notable works in ‘Booktique Anthology 2013’.

Published by Monsters Under The Bed, this e-book is a StarHub initiative to promote creative writing by local talents.

It is available for free download on StarHub’s Booktique e-bookstore at

According to a statement by StarHub, these entries were shortlisted based on the plot, characters, writing style and interpretation of the above image by a panel of judges, including Kenneth Quek, Deputy Director of National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS); Eugene Tay and Ryan J. Ong, Founder and Co-Founder of Monsters Under the Bed (MUTB); Adan Jimenez, author of Sherlock Sam series and Edmund Chen, author of Little Otters to the Rescue and Rainbow Island.