Timothy Heng

Author and writer with 27 published short stories, in literary and genre fiction, in prose and comic form, under the pen name Timothy Nakayama. Published stories have run the gamut: literary, young adult, drama, noir, science fiction, urban fantasy, horror, dark fantasy, cyberpunk. 

Previously worked as a Narrative Designer for Nimbus Games. 
I have experience in narrative design pipelines, interactive storytelling, and copywriting. 

Currently working at Virtuos Kuala Lumpur and residing in Selangor, Malaysia.
MSc in Interaction and Experience Design, University of Limerick

Email: timothy.jamie.nakayama@gmail.com

My Background

Cross-cultural communication enthusiast, problem solver, and storyteller whose passion for navigating cultural boundaries and nuanced understanding of socio-cultural mores draws from being fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hakka, Malay, and Indonesian, and from having lived in Australia, the United States, Malaysia, Singapore, Germany, and Ireland. 

Created an online persona on Quora, a question-and-answer website based in the United States, very similar to the Chinese question-and-answer website 知乎 - where, through writing alone, has amassed 5700 followers. Eight years’ experience as a freelance copywriter with experience in SEO, UX Writing, Social Media Management, and Digital Marketing. Has worked as a creative account executive for AMC Asia, a brand and event management company based in Singapore. Also has a background in accounting and finance. 

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