AFCC 2018 Masterclass | From Craft to Contract: Stress Test Your Work Without Stressing Out


From Craft to Contract: Stress Test Your Work Without Stressing Out
By Cynthea Liu

Getting published is a daunting task, but writing the book is most often the hardest part of all. In this masterclass by well-known writer and publisher Cynthea Liu, learn techniques on how to stress-test your work for the children and teen book market, as well as pick up tips to land that desired published contract.

Participants can choose to submit a piece of their writing in advance for anonymous discussion and review by Cynthea at this session.

Submission guidelines:

- AFCC 2018 pass holders enjoy 25% off regular prices for Masterclass tickets. Please email programmes@bookcouncil.sg to request for the discount code.

- Concession ticket holders are required to produce valid student identification for entry into the session.

This Masterclass session is presented as part of the 9th edition of the Asian Festival of Children's Content. For more information on available programmes, please visit https://afcc.com.sg


About the Speaker


Cynthea is an award-winning children's book author, publisher and consultant. She is published with Penguin Random, Disney, S&S, and Scholastic, with her work translated into multiple languages. She is also the publisher of Starts With Us, which empowers children to change the world in pursuit of their talents and interests.


About the Asian Festival of Children's Content

The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) is a one-of-a-kind festival that aims to promote and celebrate the creation, development, and appreciation of quality Asian content for children. The Singapore Book Council has been organising the Asian Children's Writers and Illustrators Conference since 2000.

Leveraging on the success of this conference. it has since expanded to become a premier regional event that brings together esteemed local and international talents including writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, distributors, as well as parents and children.

Now in its 9th year running, the SBC is committed to expanding AFCC to boost its capacity, outreach and overall impact. At its maximum potential, AFCC can influence and impact the educational growth and development of approximately two billion children in Asia.

Sign up for our e-newsletter here for updates on AFCC and on other Singapore Book Council events.

Fri Sep 7, 2018
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM SGT
Add to Calendar
Drama Centre Function Room 2, Level 3, National Library Building
General Admission SOLD OUT $80.00
Concession - Student SOLD OUT $60.00
Venue Address
100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064 Singapore
Singapore Book Council

Sponsored content