Want to build worlds, create complex characters, and write stunning narratives?
If you've got a flair for writing and want to refine your creative writing skills, look no further. Renowned writer Ahmed Khairi Alomari, author of more than 15 books, will teach you the tips and tricks of crafting compelling stories. His bestsellers include works such as "Bilal Code" and "Christmas in Mecca."
In this private, 8-hour course (4 sessions x 2 hours), you will get introduced to the Arabic writing style of several novelists and learn the various crafts of writing a novel.
- Session 1: Know & Own Your Voice
- Why do you want to write?
- Whom do you target? Why?
- What do you want to say to your target?
- Why do you read?
- Does it work if you don't have a talent?
- Why don't some talented people make it?
- What is your personality type? How does that influence your writing?
- Session 2: Capture the Reader
- How to get your reader's attention
- The title. The beginning. The first sentence
- How to capture the reader's heart
- How to capture the reader's mind
- Should there be a moral?
- What to avoid in a story
- What not to avoid
- How to make characters real
- How to write about things you did not experience
- Session 3: The Plot, Theme & Narrative
- Differences and definition
- Types of plots and why we should know them
- Basic stages of plots and why it matters
- Types of narratives
- Modern writing and effects of movies and social media
- Session 4: Personal Journey of the Writer
- Personal insights of the instructor as a writer in different aspects of writing and life and how dealt with each theme in previous classes
During these classes, every student should start a story. With the instructor's guidance, you will work through building the characters and improving the structure of the story. Each version of the story will be preserved so you can see how the course has refined your creative writing skills.
* Bring a pen & a notepad
All sessions are valid for 60 days upon booking
12 and older
* Classes can be taken at these locations:
Option 1: Instructor's home studio at Dana Tower, Majaz 3
Option 2: At your own premise anywhere in