Friday, March 25, 2011

Creative Writing Workshops—Comes to Kota Kinabalu

First workshop at Universiti Malaysia Sabah
  Second workshop, open to the public:
Using Critical Thinking Skills to Turn Personal Experiences
into Narratives and Short Stories


When: Saturday,9 April
Time:  2.00-6.00pm
Cost:  RM100
Who:  13-90+ years old
Where:  7th Floor, Wisma Anglican, Karamunsing
Next:  Email or sms your name, contact phone number & email address to.................

Contacts:         Jude Day – 014-3514298 /
                        Farida Shukoor – 016-8486874 /

Critical thinking for surprising results!  Jumpstarting ideas – creating stories!

You don’t have to be a writer – but you can inspire yourself to write!                                    
Brainstorm and tap into your creativity – the results can amaze you!

Robert Raymer’s 4-hour Creative Writing Workshop covers the following areas:

How to organise a story – using colours, fears, objects, sensory details, what-if, festive occasions, unusual experiences, people and locations, feelings and emotions – things to avoid when writing – writing a story

Q&A Session

Robert Raymer will also bring copies of his books – so you can buy autographed copies!  Selling at Rm25 and Rm33 each. 

*Here's a link to Getting Started with Pre-Writing Techniques.
Organised by the KK Theatre Group, SPArKS 

** Here's a link to the actual workshop (with blog links from the happy participants).  If you wish to contact me for a workshop at your school or association, I can be reached at  

*Announcement latest workshops:  Writing Your Life Stories 

Workshop—Kuching! 23 June 2012 (with links to other 

workshops and writing tips!) and also a workshop in KK on 17 

June 2012!  

Here are links to some of my author-to-author interviews of first novelists:

Ivy Ngeow author of Cry of the Flying Rhino, winner of the 2016 Proverse Prize.

Golda Mowe author of Iban Dream and Iban Journey.

Preeta Samarasan author of Evening is the Whole Day

Chuah Guat Eng,  author of Echoes of Silence and Days of Change. 


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sintaicharles said...

What a great opportunity! I hope I will be able to attend the workshop.

sintaicharles said...

How far is Karamunsing from Kota Kinabalu? Is there a flight from Miri to Karamunsing?

Borneo Expat Writer said...

Good. I assume that's a suburb or an area of KK. I'm flying into KK. Contact the organizers,see names on post and they'll direct you there.

sintaicharles said...

I have booked the flight to KK. See you.