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Mechanics in writing Sci-Fi ( For ages 11 - 19)


22 August 2015 (Sat)
2.30pm - 5.30pm

Tutorial Room 6

Course Fee: $30.00
Eventbrite Registration Fee: $2.00

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Science Fiction is a genre with infinite boundaries where anything can happen in the story. 

In this workshop, budding Science Fiction writers ( aged 11 - 19 years old) will be guided on the mechanics of writing  a good story. A good story is dependent on:

  • Memorable characters
  • Vivid setting/world
  • Plausible plots

The workshop will cover topics ranging from basic concepts and approaches, creation of 'worlds', the hero’s  journey and story creation. 

Participants will start work on a rough draft and receive feedback from 2011, 2007 Golden Point Award winner Hassan Hasaa’Ree Ali who will guide you through the steps in this 3 hour workshop.

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Registration Details

Kinokuniya Privilege Card Members

Kinokuniya Privilege card members can enjoy 10% off the workshop fee.
Please provide your membership number and workshop title to [email protected] for the discount code before online registration.

Minimum – Maximum Number of Participants: 10 – 25 pax

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.

Cancellation & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to five (5) working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Participants can also attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.