As a continuation of Introduction to Short Story, this workshop touches base on how to write short shorts. This means cutting your adverbs and adjectives, while looking at elements of fiction in a more in-depth manner. You will learn how to use effective dialog, focus on conflicts and sharpen your characters.
- Understand the influence of strong beginnings and endings
- Know how to edit your work down to less than 1,000 words
- Learn how to come up with simplified story ideas
- Understand how to develop and control the pace of your story
HOW IT WORKS
The course is held at our facility once a week over the weekend for a total period of 6 (six) weeks or 6 (six) sessions at 4 hours per session.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
Anyone who has taken the Introduction to Short Story workshop.
Ninda Daianti holds an MFA (Master of Fine Arts) in Creative Writing from Chatham University (Pennsylvania, US) and she published her first novel, My Other Life, when she was eighteen.
DISCOUNTS AND PAYMENT PLANS
We offer a 10% discount for university students who would like to join the workshop; and a 15% discount for anyone who has previously taken a course/workshop at The Jakarta Post Writing Center. Please contact us to find out about our other payment options.