Bigger or Better
Aug 12-16
ECP Centre in Central
July 29-Aug 2
ECP Centre in Central
July 8-12
ECP Centre in Central
You set up a cool new business in your hometown and things are looking up… until someone else shows up just around the corner doing the exact same thing! Like the war between Apple and Google or the two bookstores in You’ve Got Mail, the battle lines have been drawn. In this creative writing and publishing workshop, students will follow the rivalry between two owners trying to live on the competitive edge--until they are forced to work together.
Learning objectives
Specific to this workshop:
  • Primary focus is on character and plot development
  • Be introduced to basic concepts of entrepreneurship
  • Create a dream business or product and consider how to innovate on the idea multiple times
  • Learn and apply different planning and writing techniques, including developing a rivalry between two characters, building tension and showing the escalation of emotions, and showing characters' personalities and motivations through their actions, reactions and dialogue.
As a writer:
  • Be introduced to ECP process of writing, revising and publishing a story
  • Stretch creative thinking and take creative risks
  • Use a variety of techniques to portray characters
  • Develop more complex plots with consistency and logic
  • Experiment with new techniques, devices and structure
  • Improve writing skills through individualised feedback from the teacher
  • Edit their writing to keep the reader engaged
  • Refine proofreading and editing skills to prepare writing to be published
As a learner:
  • Develop creativity and collaboration through a workshop environment
  • Learn to look at own work critically and consider how to improve it
  • Learn to be open to and respond to constructive feedback
  • Gain confidence as a writer by writing and publishing a story in a booklet for a real audience
Creative Writing & Publishing

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For children aged
10 to 12
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