Workshop Series - BLF 2015 - Bangalore Literature Festival

All workshops need prior registration and are on a first-come-first-served basis.
Though we welcome registrations for multiple workshops, multiple registrations for the same workshop will lead to your application being rejected.

Q & A with R & D: Ravinder Singh & Durjoy Datta on writing…

Sunday, 6th December, 2015
10 AM - 11 AM

Max. Participants - 100
No age limit

An interactive, intimate session where literary heartthrobs Ravinder and Durjoy answer all your questions. Tips, tricks, twists,tales, titillating tidbits and more…

How to write great Chillers and Thrillers with Zac O’Yeah

Sunday, 6th December, 2015
11 AM - 1 PM

Max. Participants - 50
No age limit

Interactive session during which Zac O’Yeah discusses the methods that writers use to create suspense and thrills, so that their novels become real page-turners. He also talks about what makes good writing good and why bad writing is usually always very boring writing, and how to hone one’s writing skills. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and join in the discussion. This popular workshop has been featured at Chennai’s Lit for Life, Mumbai’s Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (thrice), Jaipur Literature Festival (twice), in Delhi at JNU, at Goa International Centre and other venues.

The Out of Print ‘Short Fiction Workshop’- with Indira Chandrashekar

Sunday, 6th December, 2015
1 PM - 3 PM

Max. Participants - 20
Age limit - 18+

On crafting short fiction:
– place your story
– reveal your story
– engage your reader
– short fiction, not reportage
And discuss some of the many pitfalls and difficulties writers face…