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Ancient tales/Modern spin:how to rewrite your version of old stories


16 May 2015 (Sat)
9.30am - 12.30pm

Level 5 Imagination Room
National Library Building
100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064

Course Fee: $50.00
Eventbrite Registration Fee: $2.50

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There are ancient folk tales, fables, myths and legends that still resonate strongly with audiences today. As modern writers, we can sometimes draw inspiration from these old stories, instead of trying in vain to devise new plotlines and themes to embody what we want to say. Using various Aesop’s fables as examples, Verena Tay will share with you ways and means on how you can rework structural elements to develop a fresh piece of writing before you reinterpret a traditional myth/legend/folktale of your choice.

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Minimum – Maximum Number of Participants: 10 – 30 pax

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