A Proppian SCBWI-CCP Workshop for Children's & YA Book Writers

Saturday, March 31, 2012
When: 26 May 2012, Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Hosts: Philippine chapter - Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP)

YA author, journalist, cultural promoter, translator, and language and intercultural communication teacher Tanya Tynjälä (SCBWI Peru/Finland) will conduct a workshop on writing stories for children and young adults.

The lectures and exercises will be based on the work of Soviet formalist scholar Vladimir Propp who analyzed the basic plot components of Russian folk tales to identify their simplest irreducible narrative elements.

This workshop is open to anyone age 18 and above who is a published or aspiring writer, or who teaches or wants to teach creative writing for children and young adults.

Fee: Includes lunch, transferrable, nonrefundable

P800 if you register on or before April 20

P1000 if you register April 20 to May 15

P1200 if you register after May 15

P100 discount for SCBWI members

If interested, please contact SCBWI Philippines: Beaulah Taguiwalo, Regional Advisor (taguiwalo8888@yahoo.com) / Dominique (Nikki) Torres, Asst. Regional Advisor (nikkigtorres@yahoo.com)