Howard Wong is an award nominated writer and creative consultant. His passion for creative content, narrative and intellectual development has led him to work in animation, comics, high-end collectible toys, mobile & web games, transmedia narrative development, intellectual property development, marketing and branding. He has written for Marvel Comics, Image Comics, Bandai and other leading industry companies. His collaborative works in comics have been nominated for the Joe Shuster Award’s Gene Day Award, Comic Book Buyer’s Guide Fan Award for Favourite Graphic Novel and Ghastly Award for Favourite Horror Anthology. Howard has been nominated for the Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Writer.
In this interactive session, Candy will give a short, hilarious intro about writing picture books, following by a reading of Is it a mermaid? Also includes live drawing and a fun story building exercise. Age group: 4 to 6 About Candy Gourlay Candy Gourlay is a Filipino author based in London. She is the author of Tall Story, Shine and Bone Talk, which was just shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award. Her novels have been listed for many prizes […]
How can we turn all the odd, boring, funny stuff into excellent stories? Learn how to mine your own life for cool, weird, funny stories that your friends and teachers will love. Age group: 7 to 10 About Tristan Bancks Tristan Bancks is a children’s and teen author who started out as an actor and filmmaker. His books include the Tom Weekly series of weird-funny-gross short stories and Two Wolves (On the Run in the US), a crime-mystery novel for […]
Join writer of Marvel Comic’s Iron Man: Hong Kong Heroes Howard Wong and see where imagination can take you. An original story will be made on the spot with your help. This workshop illustrates how creativity can make the impossible possible. Age group: 8 to 12 About Howard Wong Howard Wong is an award-nominated writer and creative consultant. He has worked in animation, comics, high-end collectible toys, mobile and web games, marketing and branding. He has written for Marvel Comics, […]
A new scene will be created on the spot for Howard Wong and illustrator Adrian Alphona’s newest book, The Unhappy Little Pig, where you will help draw! You will have the opportunity to experience how writers work with illustrators through becoming the illustrator yourself in this session. Age group 5 to 8 About Howard Wong Howard Wong is an award-nominated writer and creative consultant. He has worked in animation, comics, high-end collectible toys, mobile and web games, marketing and branding. […]
Join Picture book creator Joanne Wong and a demanding baby customer who checks in to a 5 star hotel. Joanne will share this funny and warm story, ‘The Tiny Human Hotel’ written by Emeri B Montgomery. Young creatives will get the chance to create the cute and bossy baby with various art materials. Age group: 3 to 6 About Joanne Wong Joanne Wong is an illustrator and writer from the UK living in Hong Kong. As a former art teacher, […]