Creative Writing 101
Good writing is like magic. It allows you to create your unique world on paper, drawing on your experiences and using your fantasy to craft a compelling story.
If you live in Austria and are interested in creative writing, but German is not your native language – this workshop is for you! You will learn the basics of good creative writing that will spark your creativity and give you a profound base for working on your individual projects.
- finding your writing voice
- how to find inspiration and create a list of topics for your writing
- creating unique, realistic characters
- how to ask for, and give constructive and helpful feedback
- developing a writing practice that fits your life and your interests
In this workshop, we are going to look into proven tools and methods from creative writing teachers all over the world and also share our own experiences and exercises. Students will receive a full list of resources mentioned in the workshop as well as additional recommendations for learning more about creative writing. No prior requirements are necessary for this course – only your curiosity and openness about your writing!
Sunday, October 18, 10 am to 2 pm
Place: KREATIVER RAUM, 1040 Vienna
Price: € 145
Gabriele Weissenegger studied Comparative Literature and Teaching German as a Foreign Language and has several years of experience in teaching German and Creative Writing. In 2018, she published two short stories and finished an additional trainer program for writing teachers at the writers' studio in Vienna.