Cynthia Reed

About me

Originally American, I’ve lived in the UK since 1999 and have been in Malaysia for the past three years–and expect to be here another two to five years.

I’m currently editing/finishing first draft of novel set during the Crimean War–with a focus on the siege of Sebastapol.

Previously a high-tech (IT/Telecomms) freelance author and marketing consultant in the US and Europe, I’ve had some recent publishing success with short stories and creative non-fiction and did a stint as Editor for an expat magazine here in Kuala Lumpur–and often put on the ‘writer’ hat to fill in the blanks.

I’m mad for Alaskan Malamutes and brought two here from the UK and live in air-conditioned delight with their crazy selves. I do the marketing and social media for a local dog shelter and enjoy food, travel, photography…and words, words, words.

From my website

Launched this week...The 2013 anthology from Writers Abroad:"FOREIGN AND FAR AWAY"Writers Abroad is a group of expat writers around the globe whose mission is to 'develop new and seasoned writers'. For the fourth year, they've published an anthology consisting of fiction, non-fiction and poetry by writers who are living, or who…

Hey! Dominica Malcolm's just about ready to release "ADRIFT"...and you can pre-order a copy now!I met Dominica Malcolm at one of Sharon Bakar's "Readings@Seksan" events here in Kuala Lumpur. A fellow expat writer in Malaysia, I liked her energy, enthusiasm and determination to finish this not-strictly-a-romance but sorta lesbian, bi-sexual time-travelling,…

If I Had Gotten To The Letter "P"...

...in the #AtoZ Blog Challenge, I would have had plenty to say.First, there would have been Photography, because I like that a lot. Then there would have been Publishing, because I'd like to be more of that, of course. But, really, what I might have keyed on would have been…

 
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