Through a fictional story that captures people’s imaginations, an author can stimulate debate of critical issues of our time, such as climate change and food and water security.
How fiction reaches those not necessarily interested in a social, environmental or political issue in a non-confrontational way
The dos and don’ts of fiction with a message
The fiction author as non-threatening interviewer
Practical exercise where each attendee plans a short story with a message that he or she feels passionate about