Following the first edition of the Write With Style Workshop, the award-winning writer, critic, and journalist Oris Aigbokhaevbolo is hosting an expansive second edition on 24 and 25 November 2018.
Topics to be covered at the workshop include:
– How to write a good sentence
– Killing clichés in your writing
– Tips and tricks for good copy
– What is style?
– What is euphony?
– A special focus on the semicolon
– The basic tools needed to write film reviews, interviews, reportage, fiction, and creative nonfiction
– Who pays writers?
Oris Aigbokhaevbolo was named Entertainment Journalist of the Year at the 2015 All Africa Music Awards and is a two-time finalist for the Brittle Paper Awards. A writer-in-residence at the island of Sylt in Germany, his work as an editor has been awarded by the Felabration Organising Committee. His creative nonfiction, humour writing, journalism, and wide-ranging reviews have appeared in The Guardian UK, Catapult, and Chimurenga. He is currently West Africa Editor at Music In Africa, a Goethe Institut-supported platform.
Here are further details of the workshop.
Date: 24 & 25 November 2018
Fee: 12,000 Naira
To receive venue and payment details, please send enquiries to [email protected] or call or text this number: 08079056897.
The workshop would like for you to send a 500-word sample of your writing but this is not compulsory.
Please note that this is a prose-only workshop taking place in Lagos.
If you would like to talk about your struggles with writing well and what topics you would like to see addressed at the workshop, here is a form you can fill: https://bit.ly/WWSWorkshop.
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