Friday, August 27, 2010

Journey into the world of the written word

If you long to tell a story in your own words but have been unsure about how to go about it, here’s your chance to learn how.

While most writers have a natural flair with words, telling a tale is a craft like any other. And like any craft, it can be learnt. With a little effort and application, your inclination to be a writer can become a reality.

Raintree Media, Bangalore’s premier boutique publishing and content company, is offering a short story writing workshop for aspiring writers who want to make the creative journey into the world of the written word.

This workshop will guide you in choosing a theme, working a plot and completing a story which will be published as a compilation of the stories of all participants at the end of the course. Each participant will get 50 copies of the book.

Mentored by Sandhya Mendonca, Editor -in -Chief of Raintree Media, the workshop is conceptualized in an easy to handle on-line module.

Start date: October 1*

Duration: 8 weeks

Course Structure:

1. Personal Introduction & Interaction:

2. Online help and mentoring: Weekly updates, with personal supervision of progress by the Editor and interaction with the Editorial team.

3. Completing the writing: 6 weeks

4. Editing/ Re-writing/ Review: 2 weeks

5. Conclusion: Books and Certificates of completion will be handed out to each brand new author.


Open to:

The workshop will be in English and requires participants to have a reasonable command of the language.

Age group: 18 +

Cost: Rs.20,000/- per participant

NOTE:
a. Participants might be required to write a language ability test before enrolment.
b. *The course will start when 10 participants sign up.


To enroll, please mail: raintreemedia@gmail.com with the subject line: “I want to be a writer”.

Co-ordinator: Remuna Rai – T: 8095115592

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