Malaysian author's first book imagines a future 'KL' torn apart by cyborgs and rebels

'If you do decide to do this (be a fiction writer), you have to be okay with never being sure of what is going to happen next. That was my whole life for the past couple of years, ' says Danker. Photo: The Star/Muhamad Shahril

Newcomer author Stuart Danker probably has a map of some of the best co-working indie spaces in the Klang Valley where you can get work done and find inspiration... with good coffee assured.

“I lived on bare minimum conditions for about a year after I quit (a job as content manager at Malaysia Airlines). I would go out to a co-working space, just write, and go home.

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