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eBOOK DYNASTY: ABOUT US

About eBook Dynasty

eBook Dynasty is operated and owned by Australia's Solid Software Pty Ltd (ACN 084 786 498).

Since 2004, we have been offering English/Chinese and Chinese/English translation and interpretation services to clients around the globe, including Australia, Taiwan, China, Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and other countries and regions. We translate and create content for a great variety of media, both online and on paper, in all disciplines and fields. Many of our clients have since returned for our advice on translation-related issues.

In 2010, we marched into the territory of book translation and international rights representation and management. We translate and promote English books to the Greater China, while recommending worthy Chinese books to English publishers and readers.

In February 2011, we established a Chinese ebook store, which is today's eBook Dynasty, to actively enhance the publishing and promotion of Chinese ebooks. We also translate, publish and promote English books in Chinese in electronic format.

eBook Dynasty was formally launched in June 2012, and has been offering print book publishing service since November 2014. The long-term goal of eBook Dynasty is to help the best literary voices reach across all linguistic and cultural boundaries.

On December 3, 2015, eBook Dynasty was one of the recipients of Victoria's Multicultural Awards for Excellence. eBook Dynasty received the Victorian Multicultural Marketing Award, which recognises "a business that uses a multilingual workforce and innovative marketing and communication strategies to engage multicultural audiences and who use their brand or reputation to promote the benefits of cultural diversity". Please see HERE for details.

 

Our Personnel

Steve Goschnick is the Managing Director of Solid Software Pty Ltd, a company he started in 1986. He has over 30 years experience as a researcher, teacher, usability engineer, analyst/programmer, software publisher, columnist and a manager.

From 2000 to 2012, Steve worked at University of Melbourne in a number of roles: initially as the inaugural Business & Research Manager of the IDEA (Interaction, Design, Evaluation and Analysis) Lab for four years; as a Senior Research Fellow; and more recently as a Senior Academic Associate teaching Masters level course in "Information Modelling & Database Design". He received a Research Masters degree (with first class honours) in Computer Science from the internationally renowned Agent Lab at the University of Melbourne in 2000.

As a software publisher, in the 1990s, Steve was the founding President of the Australian Software Publishers Association Inc. for its first three years. In 1997 he designed and then managed the development of one of the earliest online educational systems (MelbourneIT Creator), cited as "prior art" in several later patents granted in the domain since 2002. In the 1980s he worked at the national Australian Road Research Board (now ARRB Transport), starting as a junior graduate researcher and finishing there as an IT Manager in a mainframe-based computer centre in 1988.

Steve has authored over 100 journal, book chapter, conference, magazine and newspaper articles on various aspects of IT, Computer Science, AI, User Interaction, HCI and Software Development, and wrote an invited weekly column in Melbourne's daily newspaper The Age, called "Cutting Code" in the mid-1990s. In 2014 he wrote the ebook: Facebook From 5000 Feet. A common theme across the variation in his career has been the formulation, articulation and communication of complex and innovative ideas to a broad audience.

 

Christine Sun is the manager of eBook Dynasty, a subsidiary of Solid Software Pty Ltd. She has a PhD from Monash University's School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics, a MA in Journalism from The Ohio State University, and a BA from the National Taiwan University's Department of Chinese Literature.

Christine is a bilingual award-winning writer, as well as an experienced translator, editor, reader and literary critic. Her book Voices under the Sun: English-Language Writings by Australian and Other Authors with Chinese Ancestry was published in 2007. She has also re-written the four renowned Chinese classic novels -- Dream of Red Chamber, Journey to the West, The Water Margin and The Three Kingdoms -- for English readers aged 8-13, published by Real Reads in the United Kingdom in 2011. Her paper "'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue': The Construction of Online Identity and Its Consequences" was published by the International Journal of People-Oriented Programming in 2012. In 1998, her essay "After the Flood", featuring the construction of the Three Gorges Dam on China's Yangtze River, was published by Australia's The Good Weekend magazine.

Christine blogs and tweets frequently in Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and English on all aspects of arts and literature. Her book On Life, Love, Literature & Letter Writing will be published in March/April 2015.

   
   
   
eBook Dynasty: Recipient of Victoria's Multicultural Award for Excellence (Australia)
 
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