The Writer Inside – Becoming Bolder With the Pen

The Writer Inside - Becoming Bolder With the PenOpen Letters and The Second Floor (T2F) present a workshop on the basics of fiction writing.

If you are interested in writing fiction, this workshop will help you to start thinking and reading like a writer. The workshop comprises short assignments, readings of short stories, discussions about the key elements of powerful story-telling, and critiques of original works of fiction submitted by participants.

About the Instructors

  • Amna Chaudhry is a founding member of Open Letters and a student of literature at LUMS. She has helped conduct fiction writing workshops in Lahore at The Knowledge Factory.
  • Ovais Munshi is a LUMS graduate, who has helped conduct several fiction writing workshops at LUMS.

Please submit a writing sample to by 24th May, 2013. The short list of participants, selected on the basis of aptitude, will be announced before June.

About Open Letters

Open Letters is a society of young, creatively driven men and women who believe that the arts need to be given more importance in Pakistan. They feel that critical views on art and culture need to be integrated within the country’s social institutions and take a more central role in shaping public discourse.

When: Wednesdays (6:00 – 8:00 pm) & Saturdays (1:00 – 3:00 pm)
Starting Date: Saturday, 1st June, 2013
Where: T2F Meeting Studio
Fee: Rs. 4,000 for 8 classes (payable in advance)
Registration: | 0332-201-1174
Venue: The Second Floor (T2F), 10-C, Sunset Lane 5, Phase 2 Extension, DHA, Karachi.

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