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.
The Book Council
is a non-profit, charitable organisation committed to addressing the needs of writers, publishers, storytellers, book suppliers, libraries as well as the reading & literary communities.
Reaching Out Beyond the Region: Singapore is Guest of Honour for 2015 New Delhi World Book Fair [Aug 14]
Celebrating 50 years of cordial diplomatic relations in 2015, India has invited Singapore, through the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS), to be the Guest of Honour for the upcoming New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), from 14 to 22 February 2015. The Guest of Honour is one of the key highlights of the... Details
Leading academic in the field of children's literature in New Zealand, John McKenzie attended the 2014 Asian Festival of Children's Content with the goal in mind to take part in as many Country of Focus panels as possible. These are his thoughts. One of the strengths of the... Details
AFCC 2014 Roundup! [Jun 9]
The 2014 Asian Festival of Children's Content may be over, but there are a bevy of blogs, testimonials, and photographs still to be read, consumed, and enjoyed! We've trawled the interwebs to bring you some AFCC 2014 experiences and recollections from speakers, delegates, bloggers, students, volunteers, and even an Executive... Details
So you think you can’t draw? [Aug 23]
A workshop for adults who think they can’t draw or who would like to explore different media to illustrate stories. You will experiment with collage and reflect on the importance of consistence of visual traits to guide your reader. Website
Introduction to Web Editorial Skills [Aug 27]
If you create web content, build your own website and or are thinking of doing so, come gain an insight into the process of editing web content, from page structure to how paragraphs, sentences and words are handled effectively. Website
Introduction to Copy-editing [Aug 29]
Gain an understanding of the scope of a copy-editing task, how to prepare text so that it is ready for the next stage of production and the importance of clarity and consistency. Website
Foster strategies to improve your students' narrative writing Website
Writing for Newspapers, Magazines and Beyond - Transforming an idea into an opinion piece or feature [Sep 15]
This workshop will closely examine the writing of opinion pieces, mid-length feature stories, non-fiction stories and the marketing and selling of writing to newspapers, magazines and their digital counterparts. Website
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