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Small or big, reliable or not, memories are the footprints of our past and hold the answers to our present. Our memories, experiences, struggles, and successes shape our character and it’s only when we explore these moments on pen and paper and see how they fit in the jigsaw of our lives do we understand why we act, react, speak, live a certain way.
This workshop is an interactive, fun and informative way for young people to explore life, themselves and each other. Participants will use fictional writing elements (senses, setting, figurative language) to explore their memories and write a scene in a creative way that will motivate, capture their interest and help them interpret themselves and their world.
“We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.” – Jimmy Carter Australia is the second most multicultural nation in the world. In a country that’s so culturally diverse, stories are a powerful tool that can help break down walls and misconceptions, build respect, […]
Small or big, reliable or not, memories are the footprints of our past and hold the answers to our present. Our memories, experiences, struggles, successes shape our character and it’s only when we explore these moments on pen and paper and see how they fit in the jigsaw of our lives do we understand why […]
“We begin to learn wisely when we’re willing to see world from other people’s perspective.” Toba Beta Writing gives us access to the minds and hearts of others. It gives us understanding, empathy and a new ways of connecting. This workshop is about seeing things differently, learning from others and enriching our own point of […]
“Writing is a struggle against silence.” – Carlos Fuentes This course is about finding our verbal and written voice to stand up and defeat bullies. Identity is an organic thing. It develops with time and experience and is uniquely ours. This course is about owning who we are, where we come from and building a […]
At high school, my friends called me “D for Demet.” That was my average grade. My teachers said that my literacy skills were weak and that I was a hesitant reader. The truth is, I didn’t believe in myself so nobody believed in me. At the end of year 10, an inspiring speech from the […]