Creative writing workshops for kids, teens, college students slated in Laguna
Philippine Daily Inquirer / 12:01 AM April 28, 2014
A creative writing workshop for children, teens and college students in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, May 9-10, at the Magna Anima Center, Sta. Elena-Brittany City, Sta. Domingo, Sta. Rosa City, Laguna.
The Write and Illustrate Your Very Own Comics! workshop will teach kids and teens how to create a hero and illustrate it in either comic form or as a graphic novel.
Carla Pacis, an accomplished writer for children and young adults, will give instructions on how to make a compelling plot, evil villains and an unforgettable ending. Artist and arts educator Erich Egualado will teach the basics of storyboarding, sketching and coloring.
Meanwhile, the Incorporating Creative Writing in Your College Writing workshop is for college students. Participants will learn creative writing techniques and appropriate ways of integrating them into school essays.
Workshop will be handled by Randy Bustamante, who has mentored college students in their writing for 18 years.
Workshop fee is P5,000 and includes materials, lunch and snacks.
Pacis is a professor at De La Salle University and is an award-winning writer of children’s and young adult books like “A Sea of Stories.”
Egualada teaches at La Salle, Canlubang and Laguna Bel-Air School.
Bustamante has taught writing, literature and the humanities for 18 years at Ateneo de Manila University, University of the Philippines Diliman and Boston College where he taught college freshmen as well as the first graduates of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.