Literary Fiction Workshop with Kasturi Patra

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Do you wish to write stories with authentic characters, vivid settings, compelling narratives? In other words, stories that leave your readers asking for more? Have you ever wondered how to write character driven literary fiction?

Help is at hand. This class will teach you how to:

1) Create characters that aren’t stereotypical
2) Write about emotions that don’t feel melodramatic
3) Describe settings and descriptions filled with rich and vivid sensory details
4) Analyse a short story part by part to understand why it works so well
5) Start writing a literary story
6) Give and receive writing feedback

In this interactive workshop, we’ll learn some tips and tricks of writing compelling literary stories that are loved by readers, editors, and publishers. We will be doing live writing exercises and then give and receive feedback.

Prerequisite: You should know how to write a simple short story.

Live Workshop on 7th November 2020 

11:00 am to 1:30 pm 

INR 999/-

Booking Closed

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  LIVE Workshop – I will see you there. So you can actually ask your questions and have them answered right then.

Our Expert

Kasturi is a freelance writer and editor. Her work has appeared in Jaggery Lit Mag, Litbreak, Bengal Write Ahead, Escape Velocity, EquiVerse Space, Wordweavers, 50-Word stories, and several other anthologies. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Fiction from Writers’ Village University. She is working on a novel and a collection of linked short stories.

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Workshop Contents

Writing emotions without melodrama Creating vivid imageries Creating compelling characters Understanding the emotional subtext of a story Analysing one short story (link will be provided beforehand) Writing exercise and feedback