| A Guide to Inspire Creativity by Writing Stories |
Pune, India Mentor: Chetaan Joshii Duration: 4 Days (3 hours per day) Age Group: 9 - 14 years
Imagination…the only way to enter the land of stories…It’s open for
anyone who can let ideas fly. Learn the magic and the method to create
fictional worlds…Encounter characters, situations of your own
making…Experience the art of spinning stories and living in them too. Learning
to write is one of the most important skills kids can learn. Creative
writing allows kids to express their feelings, ideas, and beliefs.
Chetaan Joshii is a Pune based author with a flair for fiction from the absurd to stark raving reality. He abandoned his career in IT after 12 years to take up writing as his primary profession. His penchant for creative experiments has made him write in almost every genre. His recently published novella ‘Literally Yours’ (Co-authored with Asha Francis) is a tongue-in-cheek tale on the Indian English writing scenario. His earlier graphic book Animal Palette was received very well at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2012 and was nominated for Best Book and Best Writer at Comic Con 2012. His first book Blind Man’s Buff (Nov.2007, Reprint Mar. 2010) has received widespread international literary praise. CockTale Carnival, his next collection of stories is soon to be published. He has been trained by the British Council to teach creative writing. He is a Visiting Faculty for Creative Writing and Screenplay Writing at Symbiosis Institute(SCMC-UG), Seamedu Institute, Indira School Of Mass Communication, SOFT – School Of Fashion Technology and MIT- ISBJ. He Conducts Writing Workshops with the British Library and Living Bridge .
Day 1 Make Your Own Stories Magic of Stories Magic Matrix Magic of Words
Day 2 Make Your Own Fantasy Story Designing A Fantasy World Designing Fantasy Powers Designing Fantasy Characters
Day 3 Make Your Own Fables Animal Characters Naming Your Characters Writing Animal Talk
Day 4 Make Your Own Comic Introduction to comics Create Your Own Character Create Comic situations