It Wasn’t A Sequel To Begin With
November 29, 2012 – 18:32 | No Comment

My 3rd novel wasn’t meant to be a sequel to the 2nd novel in the first place. Then something happened. Characters began to beg to be included in the story. Thus, a sequel was born.

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Personal Leisure

I may be a workaholic but I have a life too. When I discover new things that are not work-related, here’s where I share them with you. It could be reviews, game tips or even just ramblings.

Creative Writings

Writing is a vast field. If you love poems, stories, dramas, articles – just any form of writings at all, then this corner is perfect for you. There are some writing tips too!

Media & Arts

Are you a web/graphic designer? An artist? A photographer? A creator? Then this section is exclusive for you. Discover tips on how to improve your craft and further expand your career in the field.


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I am a fulltime freelancer. And I have a lot to share. So if you are into freelancing and business in general, here are some info nuggets and interesting insights you may want to check out.

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Articles by Gina Yap

Freelancer: How Do I Charge My Client?
January 22, 2012 – 15:00 | No Comment

One of the most frequently asked questions from other freelancers out there: How do I charge my client? This is the 4-step formula I use to charge my clients. It may not be the best but it has worked well for every single project I have undertaken.

Free Vector: Flowers
September 2, 2011 – 20:06 | One Comment
Free Vector: Flowers

Need some flowers to make your design flowery and lovely? Try these free vectors, available for personal and commercial projects.

What Makes A Client-Converting Portfolio?
August 22, 2011 – 13:33 | No Comment

A year ago I wrote an article on why every freelancer should have a website where I shared the 5 top reasons why I decided to have an online portfolio as a fulltime freelancer. One year later, my principle has not changed. In fact, I believe that the importance of online presence is an element that every business owner should embrace. Why? Because this time, my online portfolio brings in almost 90% of my clientele with at least 2 to 3 enquiries a week, that’s a total of 12 enquiries a month. How do I do it?

A Novelist, Finally.
August 18, 2011 – 22:09 | One Comment
A Novelist, Finally.

A long overdue post that I was supposed to write when my first debut novel hit the local bookshelves. Instead, with the 2nd novel (Ngeri) on its way, it’s only now that I found time to sit down and digest the fact that I am indeed a published novelist. Check out my novels and how to purchase them!

Inspiring Creative Campaign by WWF Singapore
August 10, 2011 – 17:18 | No Comment
Inspiring Creative Campaign by WWF Singapore

I’ve been browsing around looking for inspiration for my new project when I came across a series of posters creatively executed by JWT Singapore. It’s WWF Singapore latest campaign ‘Tic-Tac-Toe’. Check out the posters. Totally awesome!

Movie Review: Perfect Rivals
August 9, 2011 – 16:29 | No Comment
Movie Review: Perfect Rivals

Perfect Rivals tells of a story between two old flames, who have parted ways after the death of the Bak Kwa King, fighting to be the best Bak Kwa maker in the country. As competitors, the typical settings occur – their shops are next to each other, they both have children and their children fall in love, they use spy on each other, they try to outbeat each other, and then, well, ends up falling back in love, what else! The universal theme is always love, and it always works.

Movie Review: Captain America (The First Avenger)
August 1, 2011 – 11:57 | 3 Comments
Movie Review: Captain America (The First Avenger)

“So there I was at the cinema, more attracted to the sidekicks than the superhero itself.” – watching Captain America (The First Avenger) on the first day it got premiered.

Movie Review: The Blind Side
July 6, 2011 – 00:11 | No Comment
Movie Review: The Blind Side

I only watched because I enjoy watching Sandra Bullock on the big screen. Then again, The Blind Side turned out to be a very warm family movie afterall.