Raffles Institution

Writer's Guild

  • taken by Timothy Soepadmo for Deck the Walls 2018, a project by the Raffles Photographic Society

    Welcome to Writer's Guild, where we do “all the write things”. A small and humble CCA of twelve members, Writer’s Guild is a very young CCA that started based off an interest group, only becoming a legitimate CCA in 2014. Nevertheless, we are no less busy than other larger CCAs with the things that we do.

    With weekly sessions on Monday (4.30 – 6pm), our members meet up to discuss recent pieces written, giving each other peer critique on things such as style, form, language… the list goes on and on.

    At the end of it all, our pieces are showcased in our very own Guild website, where new pieces are uploaded on a regular basis.

    Through it all, Writer’s Guild remains a small, dedicated yet easygoing CCA whose members bond through a similar love for writing. If you have a passion for writing, do consider joining the Guild family – Writer’s Guild welcomes you.

    Find out more in Raffles Press' CCA Preview

    Achievement and Highlights

    DinE In The Dark 2016 Spoken Poetry submissions

    All CCA members submitted poetry submissions to Interact, for spoken word during their event “Dine in the Dark”. 3 out of 12 entries were selected and performed at the event

    Talk by local writer Jason Wee

    October 2016: Invited local writer Jason Wee to hold a workshop on writing techniques (CCA members only)

    Singapore Writers’ Festival volunteerism

    Entire CCA volunteered at SWF in November 2016

    Talk by local poet Cyril Wong

    April 2017: Invited local poet Cyril Wong to give a talk on poetry writing and techniques. This talk was open to the school public through sign-ups

    Anthology Launch: The Centre is Not the Centre

    Hosted our own launch event, in celebration of compilation of Year 6 members’ works in anthology “The Centre is Not the Centre”. Proceeds from Anthology Launch (from selling the anthologies) were donated to Singlit Station, a literary non-profit organisation.

    Submissions to Literary Journals and Competitions

    Individually, members submitted written fiction pieces to several different literary journals/ competitions (online)

    Teacher Mentor

    Mrs Saul Mahamutha Beevi


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