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Academy of Literary Arts & Publishing
The Academy of Literary Arts and Publishing Singapore offers quality training in skills upgrading for the publishing and literary arts sector.
Have you been to Twilight Tales? [Apr 27]
In this post, writer and blogger Damyanti chronicles her enlightening experience at the recent Twilight Tales session organised by NBDCS. Read her blog to find out her thoughts on the "intimate affair", her favourite bits from Ms Suchen Christine Lim's readings, and other highlights of... Details
In this article, Singaporean author Lee Seow Ser writes about her morning exercise experience in a verdant and charming neighbourhood park. The piece, "The Living Tree Gallery Atop Yishun Hill", was published in the April 2015 issue of the Singapore American newspaper. To... Details
Twilight Tales [Apr 14]
On 11 April 2015, approximately 50 guests signed up for Twilight Tales, a new literary arts initiative organised by NBDCS. Details
Preparing for publication [May 6]
If you are a writer, a serious strategic plan can help you become a professional author! Learn to create a plan that helps you develop your ideas and initial writing into a body of work that is ready for publication. Website
Communication skills for writers [May 8]
This workshop covers public speaking, enhancing a presentation with AV or IT and working with the media for writers and authors looking to market and promote themselves and their own work. Website
In this storytelling workshop, learn how to tell or retell stories to children using unusual props. Website
Catalyst: releasing new writing [May 16]
This workshop will help you to perceive the world and the objects around you in a new fashion so as to fuel your creativity and give impetus to new writing! Website
Learn how to rework structural elements to develop a fresh piece of writing before your reinterpret a traditional myth/legend/folktale of your choice. Website