Christian Artists Seminar

July 29 - August 2, 2018

Creative writing

Language the workshop will be taught:
English

We scheduled the workshop as follow:
A series of workshops in 3 days placed in shift 1 or 2 of 1 hour and 20 minutes each day.

This workshop should be placed in the following category:
Communication Arts

Maximum number of participants:
12

The needed artistic level of this workshop is:
Beginners/average

The skills criteria for participants to follow this workshop are:
Any level of skill

Participants will have learned after doing this workshop:
Participants will have begun to find their writing voice and begun to discover how to write text that is to be read publicly and in community. They will have learned something about writing prayers and liturgy and mediations for worship and for use in church and fellowship. By the end of the 4 workshops they will have learnt about writing with rhythm and color. They will also understand more about the importance of image and imagination and the use of metaphor as well as alliteration and assonance.

What materials/equipment/other things participants need to bring to be able to do this workshop:
Pens/ pencils and lots of paper! Please bring anything already written if you would like to share these pieces with the workshop.

Other important things a participant should know to be able to do this workshop:
In order to take part in this workshop participants will need to be familiar with written English, although the participants will be able to chose the language for the final exercise and any final text produced.

Describe clearly the content of this workshop:
For each workshop exercises will be set in order to help the participants discover their own unique writing voice. Time will be spent experimenting with different styles and formats. Participants will be given the opportunity to write and to then read their work to the class. Group discussion will enable each participant to hear the reaction of others and to learn and develop skills. Individual voices will be developed and there will be discussion about writing for different situations.