Catalyst: Releasing New Writing

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14 May 2016 (Sat)
9:30am – 12:30pm

Course Fee: $70.00

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This workshop is eligible for NTUC's UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) course fee support. As an NTUC member, you enjoy UTAP funding at 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year.  You may claim UTAP course fee support no later than 6 months after course completion via http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg. Conditions apply.

Synopsis

Wanting to write, but not sure how to start? Stuck in a rut where your writing is concerned? In short, wondering where your creativity has disappeared to or whether you had any creativity in the first place?

Relax! Catalyst is here to inspire you! Established local theatre actor, director and writer Verena Tay will help you perceive the world around you and the objects that surround you in a new fashion so as to fuel your creativity and give impetus to new writing. Whether you are a new or seasoned writer, Catalyst will stimulate your senses and spur you to write text infused with unexpected textures to grab the imagination of your readers.

This workshop is suitable for fiction writers aged 16 and above who are fluent in English    

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Learn the process of drawing inspiration from the environment and objects found around oneself to write creatively
  • Write creatively based on your inspirations
  • Receive feedback on how you can further develop what you have written during the workshop                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

About the trainer:

Registration Details

UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme)

Self-sponsored applicants who are NTUC members enjoy UTAP funding of up to 50% claim on unfunded programme fee capped at $250 per year. Prevailing terms & conditions apply, see UTAP webpage for details.

Kinokuniya Privilege Card Members

Kinokuniya Privilege card members can enjoy 10% off the workshop fee.
Please provide your membership number and workshop title to [email protected] for the discount code before online registration.

Minimum – Maximum Number of Participants: 15 – 25 pax

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.

Cancellation & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to five (5) working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Participants can also attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.