Paws & Pens: Writing Workshop for Animal Lovers

16

Min. Age

20

Batch Size

Basic

Skill Level

6 Hrs / 2 Days

Duration

English

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Overview

A one-of-a-kind writing workshop for those who want to write about thoughts, feelings and experiences with their pets and the birds and animals we interact with or observe.

Participants will work with fiction as well as non-fiction. The writing exercises will cover all writing moods and styles, from the funny and playful to the serious and sentimental.  

This is not a workshop about animal therapy or about animal communication. It is purely a writing workshop with the focus on putting in words and communicating to other people, the joys and challenges of having an animal in your life. 

Paws and Pens Writing Workshop for Animal Lovers

Syllabus

Unleash the writer in you with a variety of writing exercises that will cover:

  • The animal-human bond
  • The comic and the entertaining
  • Character word-sketches
  • Animal activism writing
  • Biographies, blogs and diaries
  • Obituaries and memorials

Playing with different genres like poems,  haikus, short-stories, novel structures, essays, editorials, the workshop will provide tools to budding as well as seasoned writers to express themselves about the joys, fears, heartbreak and responsibilities of being an animal lover.

A suggested reading-list will be provided for participants to follow up on after the workshop. 

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.

Gouri is an animal lover and the author of dog story Yoyo-nama.

Learn More About Gouri Dange >

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