Young Writers’ Summer Camp 2018

Summer Camp 2018 updated

Don’t let the heat stifle your kids’ creativity. Our workshops are meticulously designed to teach kids the fundamentals of creative writing in an encouraging and creative environment. Choose from three courses that cover a wide range of creative writing.

All workshops are designed and conducted by Mariam Tareen, the founder of The Writing Room. Mariam has an MA in Creative Writing from Royal Holloway, University of London (2013) and has been teaching writers of all ages for several years.

Fill in the form below to sign up. Keep in mind that spaces are limited to a maximum of 10 students per class. We can’t wait to get started!

Storytelling Essentials
Duration: 4 days
Course Fee: Rs. 8,000
About the course: Our most popular workshop. Over a course of four days, ten young writers will be introduced to the essentials of writing stories: they will learn to generate ideas, develop interesting characters and ground them in setting; they will learn plot and story structure, and finally, they will discover how to use their five senses to bring their writing to life.

Journalism: Writing Reports
Duration: 2 days
Course Fee: Rs. 4,000
About the course: Help your child develop their curiosity and communication through journalism. Students will learn how to come up with interesting ideas for an article or report, how to conduct research on their topic, and organise their thoughts into a clear structure, with plenty of examples to illustrate their points.

Writing From Life: Personal Essays
Duration: 2 days
Course Fee: Rs. 4,000
About the course: Writing From Life is a non-fiction workshop where students learn to write stories from their own lives. They will be encouraged to explore details of their surroundings in terms of setting and learn to describe the people around them as interesting characters. The essentials of storytelling will apply, except that these stories will be true.

All students will be awarded completion certificates. Please note that the course fee must be paid in full to confirm registration.

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