Basics of Creative Writing Virtual Workshop


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Basics of Fiction and Non-fiction Writing by novelist and columnist Gouri Dange.

Whether you are a published or aspiring writer, or simply enjoy writing, this workshop or ‘Writer’s Gym’ will help the writer in you emerge stronger.


  • Understand your own writing aspirations
  • Hone writing habits.
  • Get started with your writing career.
  • Receive an e-Certificate on completion of the workshop (minimum 80% attendance).
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  • Get into, and then past, the purely autobiographical 
  • Transform the personal into the universal
  • Produce fictitious characters, relationships and events
  • Depict human relationships in a layered way
  • Plug into inter-disciplinary creativity 
  • Learn the interplay between creativity, inspiration and plain hard work
  • Edit, rewrite, and evaluate your own work
  • Build your vocabulary – working with words and making words work for you 
  • Reverse-engineer well-known stories and opinion pieces
  • Write fiction, non-fiction and faction
  • Play with various genres and learn to use the right one
  • Pace oneself – quick turnover versus long projects in a writer’s repertoire. 
  • Understand the balance between writing ‘for myself’ and writing-to-order. The craft and commerce of writing.
  • Learn about the writer’s juggle: of demands, realities, inspiration, bad days, good days; enabling and disabling situations and choices.

About the Mentor

Gouri Dange Author and Teacher

Gouri Dange

Novelist & Columnist

Popular columnist, novelist, editor and counsellor, Gouri Dange has been working and playing with words for the last 20 years. Her writing workshops draw a range of participants, where the emphasis is on helping people find their writerly voice. She is the author of three novels, four books on parenting, a children’s book, a book on a tyrant dog, and is currently working on two more books. She teaches Creative Writing at FLAME University. 

She has been published by Penguin, Random House, Jaico, Harper Collins. Her columns and short stories appear in national newspapers and magazines.

Learn More About Gouri Dange >

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Basics of Creative Writing Virtual Workshop

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    A full brain workout

    I thoroughly enjoyed the 4 days of learning. The course is nicely paced and the curriculum is enjoyable. I enjoyed learning The process behind creative writing and the tips shared by Gouri were useful. Thank you.

    25 October, 2020

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    Piyush Supekar

    Would do it again!

    It was a wonderful experience learning from Gouri ma’m. This was my first ever workshop on writing. What seemed like a distant dream now feels within reach. I attended her online workshop in October 2020. Would love to attend the classroom sessions once they start. Thanks Living Bridge and Gouri Dange!

    24 October, 2020

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  • Manjula

    A whole new world

    Was fortunate to be part of this wonderful workshop by Gouri ma’am. We learnt important tricks like weaving fiction into the autobiographical, showing and not telling and most importantly, listening to each other’s stories. I feel that one learns so much just by actively listening to another. Would suggest this to anyone who wants to start writing or strengthen their existing skills

    13 October, 2020

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    Apurva Gabhe

    Very Insightful

    I had a really good experience at the Basics of Writing workshop with Gouri Dange. The process that she laid out to develop the stories will prove to be useful for a long time to come.
    The other participants of the workshop were very supportive and encouraging which made the workshop very enjoyable.

    12 October, 2020

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    Akuti Ojah

    I see my story getting a path

    Though I knew I had a story somewhere in me, I wasn’t sure what to do with it or how to approach the whole writing process. This workshop paved that way for me by introducing me to some fundamentals of writing and creative expression. I am grateful to Gouri ma’am for this.

    12 October, 2020

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