Learn The Tricks for Short Story Writing Boot Camp with Jessica Zafra
Care to write a piece close to Jessica Zafra‘s Twisted Series? Yes, you have got the opportunity to learn the tricks and learn from the veteran author in two days. All you have to do is enroll in her Writing Boot Camp at WSU Corporate Center, Metropolitan Avenue, Makati City on October 15 and 22, 2016 at 1:00-5:00 p.m. In two weekend sessions, Jessica Zafra commits to teaching her students how to make a short story masterpiece with her powerful pointers.
A veteran author and journalist, Jessica Zafra has made several writing breakthroughs all these years. Perhaps, you have heard of the Twisted Series including Twisted Flicks, Twisted Travels and Planet of the Twisted. She also wrote the famous short story “Manananggal Terrorizes Manila,” showcasing the rich Philippine culture and literature. Her collection of short stories was published in books which were patronized by students, teachers, and regular readers.
An alumnus of the University of the Philippines, holding a degree in Comparative Literature, Zafra made her mark with several recognitions received for her writings. She happens to be a three-time Palanca Winner. In two consecutive years, she was given the Third Prize for her short story entries entitled “Black” (1994) and “Bad Boy, Robin, Baad, Baad Boy” (1993). She received First Prize for her short story “Portents” in 1991.
Zafra has got a lot of activities in store for aspiring short story writers, whether a neophyte or a budding professional. After all, it isn’t too bad to stay under the wing of a famous author especially when you are still learning the ropes in the industry. Make sure you are prepared to go through the boot camp by reading some materials that might come in handy. You might be asked to share some inputs along the course of the workshop.
Chances are, you will get a thorough mentoring on the elements and process involved in writing short stories with some interesting tips on the side. You will be directed to finding your inner voice to unleash your writing creativity along the way. Then and only then, you get to grab your pen to start writing your first short story inspired by non other than Jessica Zafra.
Remember that your mentor is no ordinary writer. So you better get yourself ready for constructive criticism on how you can improve your work. You will have to survive the meticulous critique from a short story writing professional to have your piece finalized. That means you couldn’t write your final draft until you have perfected your skills under the lens of an expert.
Reserve a slot now by sending an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.