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Workshop on creative writing

April 07, 2014 13:45 IST

Workshop on creative writing


What: Creative writing workshop by Renu Balakrishnan at Xavier Institute of Communication, Mumbai.

Do stray comments and incidents trigger thoughts and emotions in you? Do you mull over these and try to understand the larger picture? This course will help you turn these into short, meaningful essays and polish them for publishing or for blog posting.

Course Content

Understand the genre and rules of writing creative nonfiction.

Analyse the structure of the personal essay. Read and appreciate elegant examples. Write your own.


4 sessions of 2 hours each starting 6.30 PM at Xavier Institute of Communication (

When:  April 9, 16, 23 and 30.

Fee: Rs 2,000

Register and pay at Xavier Institute of Communication and collect reading and writing assignments for the first class.

Telephone enquiries: 2262 1366 or 2262 2877 or email

About Renu Balakrishnan

Renu Balakrishnan has written and published short stories and is currently working on a novel. She has conducted writing workshops for writers and teachers in schools and colleges.

She has attended a Master’s in Education course at Oxford Brookes University, UK, and Creative Writing programmes at the New School, New York.

Her interests include releasing the creative spirit in people.

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