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Writing Workshops at the Filipinas Heritage Library

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Feature Writing Workshop
Lecture : August 1, 2011
Workshop: August 10, 2011
6pm to 9pm 
Online classes between August 2 to 9, 2011


The Filipinas Heritage Library invites everyone with a knack for storytelling and an interest in discussing current issues and other topics of relevance to learn about the art and craft of feature writing through this introductory workshop.

This Feature Writing Workshop will focus on the basics of writing a feature story. It will help participants find and develop stories behind various topics, and focus on writing at a more personal level and in a more narrative style. Participants will also learn what defines a feature story, and its different types and styles.

The workshop will be facilitated by writer and journalist Ruel de Vera. He obtained his Masters degree in Journalism from the Ateneo de Manila University. He has received a number of literary awards such as the Palanca Award for Literature, the Philippine Free Press Literary Award, and the Catholic Mass Media Award. Currently. He is the associate editor for the Sunday Inquirer Magazine and a lecturer at the Ateneo de Manila University’s Department of Communication.

The participation fee is Php 3,500 inclusive of handouts, materials, snacks, and certificate. A down payment of Php 1000 is required to reserve a slot. The deadline for reservations is July 23, 2011. A 5 percent discount will be given to those who pay in full on or before the deadline.

Payments can be made in cash, check, or through credit card.
*Discount does not apply to credit card transactions

For inquiries, please call Joy de Asis- Villaflores at 892-1801 loc. 27, send an SMS to 0917-561-2413, or emaildeasis.ms@ayalafoundation.org, or visit www.filipinaslibrary.org.ph.


Writing for Online Readers 
Lecture: July 25, 2011
Workshop: August 11, 2011
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Online classes between July 26 to August 10, 2011 

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 this writing course by Carljoe Javier.

The course will concentrate on writing effectively for the web but will also tackle the basic how-tos of 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. Participants will also be given exercises in varying degrees of difficulty that will work towards the creation of their own web space. 

Carljoe Javier finished his MA in Creative Writing at the University of the Philippines Diliman, where he also earned his undergraduate degree in English Studies, Major in Creative Writing. He was a fellow of the Dumaguete National Writer's Workshop in 2003, the UP National Writer's Workshop in 2005, and the UP Advanced Writer's Workshop in 2009. He is currently the business manager of the UST Publishing House. His fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry have been published and anthologized in such books as A Different Voice, Tales of Fantasy and Enchantment, Crowns and Oranges, and Philippine Speculative Fiction Vol. 4. He has written four books,-- And the Geek Shall Inherit the Earth, Geek Tragedies, The Kobayashi Maru of Love, and Geek Critique.

The participation fee is Php 3,500.00 inclusive of handouts, materials, snacks, and a certificate. A non-refundable down payment of Php 1,000 is required to reserve a slot. The deadline for reservations is July 18, 2011. A 5 percent discount will be given to those who pay in full on or before the deadline.

Payments can be made in cash, check, or through credit card.
*Discount does not apply to credit card transactions

For inquiries, please call Joy de Asis-Villaflores at 892-1801, send an SMS to 0917-561-2413, or emaildeasis.ms@ayalafoundation.org, or visit www.filipinaslibrary.org.ph.

Food Writing
August 23, 26, and 31, 2011
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Blend your love for food with your love of writing! Writing about the culinary arts is one of the best ways of sharing your gastronomical experiences.

This workshop by the Filipinas Heritage Library is an introductory course to food writing. This workshop aims to teach the fundamental principles of writing about food: passion, precision, and clarity. The principles will aid the participants in narrating experiences and describing tastes and textures using clear and concise language.

The workshop facilitator, Ginny Mata, teaches English and Creative Writing at the University of the Philippines Diliman, where she specializes in teaching food writing as a form of non-fiction. She has written for Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire, the Sunday Inquirer Magazine, and has also worked on several books on food, namely A is for Adobo (Tahanan Publishing) and Bukidnon: The Filipino Frontier. She is currently working on the topic of food culture for her graduate thesis in Creative Writing in UP Diliman. 

The workshop fee is Php 3,500 inclusive of workshop handouts, materials, and a certificate. A down payment of Php 1,000 is required for slot reservation. The deadline for reservations is August 12, 2011. A 5 percent discount will be given to those who pay in full on or before the deadline. 

Payments can be made in cash, check, or through credit card.
*Discount does not apply to credit card transactions

For inquiries, please call Joy de Asis - Villaflores at 892-1801 loc. 27, send an SMS to 0917-561-2413, or emaildeasis.ms@ayalafoundation.org, or visit www.filipinaslibrary.org.ph.

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