By Yessy Sutama, Indonesia The first morning of the New Year. I read a text message from my brother. A New Year’s reflection. So beautiful. I thought the greeting was quoted by my brother from another person’s text message to him. He often does this if he feels that the text was good and would
By Yahya Djuanda, Indonesia The LittWorld 2012 conference in Kenya had a really big impact on me, especially on my writing goals. I also learned much from other participants about how committed they are in writing with Christian values. I met four people who really reignited my writing passion. They were from Mongolia, China, Egypt
This article is an entry in the MAI Devotional Writing Contest. Try your hand at a 400-word devotional to encourage fellow writers worldwide. See contest guidelines and rules. By Yessy Sutama, Indonesia To become a well-known writer is one of my big aspirations in life. To imagine that someday my book becomes a classic reading
Yunita Harahap is an author and former editor from Indonesia, now residing in the US. She describes her journey as a children’s writer in this interview, condensed and shared with permission of fellow Indonesian author Fida Abbott. Q: Why did you want to be a children’s book author? I am a children’s book lover and
Larry Brook, trainer and MAI board member, led writer workshops in several Asian countries last year. He shares about his Indonesia workshop here: We’re driving to Puncak in the Bogor Mountains outside of Jakarta, Indonesia. It’s time for the writer workshop organized by Robby Chandra of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. I worked with this same
Indonesia is a secular country and not a Muslim country as most people in the world have thought. Around 20% of the 254 million population are Christian Protestant and Roman Catholic, but we are living among the biggest Muslim population in the world. And how many Christian authors have we had so far? Let me give
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