Filipinas Heritage Library ~ Writing Online Workshop

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By Luis Joaquin Katigbak


January 26, 2010 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
January 29, 2010 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm


February 3, 2010 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

February 10, 2010 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

How do you get your message across a global, virtual environment where a deluge of information is triggered by a click of a key or mouse? Learn how to write for online readers with the basic and advanced courses on online writing by Palanca Award winner Luis Katigbak.

The basic course will concentrate on writing effectively for the web but will also tackle the basic how-tos in working in the virtual space. Topics such as structuring content, different writing styles, crafting catchy headlines or titles, writing material for a specific audience, and maximizing this vehicle to attract your target readers will be discussed in this beginner’s course. For the advanced course, participants will be given more exercises in varying degrees of difficulty that will work towards creating their own web space.

Palanca Award winner Luis Joaquin M. Katigbak is Editor-at-Large for UNO Magazine and a Contributing Editor for Imagine Magazine. He writes a weekly column, "Luis Listens," for the Manila Bulletin. His two books, The King of Nothing to Do, a collection of essays, and Happy Endings, a collection of short stories, were both nominated for National Book Awards by the Manila Critics Circle. Mr. Katigbak has worked as a Senior Web Editor at Smart Communications and as the Editor-in-Chief of, an online music magazine.

Workshop fee is P4,000.00 inclusive of handouts, materials, snacks, and certificate. A down payment of P1,500 is required to reserve a slot. The deadline for reservations is January 15, 2010. A 5 percent discount will be given to those who pay in full on or before January 19, 2010.

For inquiries, please call Joy de Asis at 892-1801, send an SMS to 0917-561-2413, or email, or visit <>.

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