Creative Writing

posted May 13, 2011, 10:23 AM by Ashraf Al Shafaki   [ updated May 18, 2011, 5:11 AM ]

Creative Writing Workshop

Location: Bikya BookCafe (Nasr City).

Day 1

  • Select one of those three cue words/phrases. Write a story including that word or phrase.

Day 2

  • Types of brainstorming
    • listing
    • clustering
    • free writing
  • Select one of the presented pictures, use your imagination to write a picture about it.

The Good

  • Encouraging participants after doing each exercise.
  • Rich and interactive introductions including asking the reason for attending the workshop.
  • Pair work exercise.
  • Several exercises.
  • Providing tips.
  • Only a small time of the workshop included direct explanation.

Improvements

  • Using a PowerPoint presentation instead of a Microsoft Word document.
  • Increasing font size in handouts and increasing amount of white space in page.
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