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Single session workshops: Welcome

'I'd like to attend additional workshops to refresh or expand my skill'

Single session workshops: About

Course: one-day workshops

Format: usually a single 2.5hr group session in Cape Town

Price: typically R450​

When: please get in touch for upcoming dates

  • Creative writing - single session workshops cover various topics: writing practice using a word or picture prompt; editing tips; dialogue writing; character development; writing for children; magazine feature writing; humorous columns.

  • Story mapping - this workshop can be attended on its own or as a follow-on to the Introduction to fiction course. It covers the preparation and design phase of a project, as well as questions relating to audience, length and format. Using big pieces of paper, participants plot the main themes and sections of their story, creating a map to work from.

  • Travel writing - tips to help you turn your travel experiences into features and columns for publication. The focus is on packaging the content, using sidebars, writing vivid descriptions and strong captions.

Single session workshops: About
Single session workshops: Welcome
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