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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.
Credit for World-class libraries goes to Mr Lee Published on May 1, 2015 1:15 AM TO ME, as part of the pioneer generation, the death of Mr Lee Kuan Yew is indeed very sad. I grew up with his towering presence and inspiring eloquence. As a librarian and a book person, I find... Details
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
Essentials of screenwriting [May 22 – 23]
Come learn the fundamentals of screenwriting and see your characters and storyline being transported from print to screen. Website
Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2015 [May 30 – Jun 6]
AFCC is a festival that brings together content creators and producers with parents, teachers, librarians and anyone interested in quality Asian content for children around the world. This year, the country of focus is China. Website
Introduction to copyediting [Jun 19]
Learn about the editorial process, tasks such as copyediting, mechanical editing and proofreading. Helpful for editors who have just begun their job roles or those with 1 -2 years of experience Website
Learn how reading instructions based on collaborative learning principles and strategies can be given to students to promote reading. Website
Groom children into 'young poets' through this workshop which equips children aged 10 - 12 with the tools for appreciating and writing memoir poetry. Website