By Tasanee Yanasiddhi, general manager, Kanok Bannasan (OMF Publishers), Bangkok During these past two and half months, we have suffered from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Although infections and the death rate are not high in Thailand, we have to maintain social distancing. [See Thailand’s Covid-19 statistics]. Thais are required to wear face masks
In a country where books that sell well have been written by Westerners, publishers with limited resources understandably hesitate to publish local writers. What can a Christian publisher do to turn the tide without losing its gospel impact on society? Where does a Christian publisher start in finding and publishing local authors, and what does
“The nail that sticks up gets whacked down,” warns the Japanese proverb. Cultural pressures to conform make it difficult for people to convert to Christianity and to live a Christian lifestyle. But publishers there are taking advantage of Japan’s 99% literacy rate and appreciation of books to create powerful tools to reach society and nurture
Author Ardy Roberto used to get frequent calls for advice on how to get published. Five years ago the Filipino entrepreneur conceived the idea for Project Author, a workshop to equip aspiring writers. Today the workshop encourages Christians to evangelize via their writing. Ardy has led seven Project Author workshops that have helped dozens of
Avoid these common misconceptions when writing children’s books. Award-winning children’s author Emily Lim shared these points in her recent MAI webinar, “Writing for Children: Commandments to follow & sins to avoid.” 1. Writing for children is easier than writing for adults. This is very far from the truth. Adults may be willing to stay with
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