See descriptions for all classes below:
Learn to Write a Story in 2 Weeks
From Idea to Verse: Poetry Writing
PragyaBhagat is a spoken word poet, award-winning essayist, and author of two books. Her work focuses on the intersection of themes such as mental health, belonging, and body image. She currently lives in Goa.
The Art of Non-Fiction
Have you been putting off writing that self-help book? Do you think that history you want to attempt is sounding too heavy even to you? Do you want to share your expertise with starting a business? What about memorialising someone’s life story, or even writing your own? How can your experience benefit others? If you’ve ever pondered such questions, this workshop is for you!
Pallavi, with her editorial experience of commissioning, evaluating and developing non-fiction with publishers such as Penguin Random House, Pan Macmillan, National University of Singapore Press and Routledge, will share with you in this workshop how to figure out the whys and wherefores of non-fiction book writing. She will broadly address the following questions:
Interactive and discussion-based, this workshop will take you through the basics and help you start defining your work—even if you’re in the thinking stage. You’ll get to hear directly from an experienced editor who brings with her years of working with global audiences in international settings. Adept at writing non-fiction herself, she will think with you through your process, and help you with queries around clarifying your arguments, formulating your themes and fleshing out your manuscript.
This course will teach you the importance of:
All you have to do is log in become part of a group of writers who are possibly dealing with questions similar to yours.
Get your manuscript ready for publication. Sign up for a three hour masterclass with Bound's founder and editor, Tara Khandelwal, where you will learn about the different stages of editing through carefully curated exercises and examples which will help take your writing to the next level.
WHAT IT ENTAILS?
In this class, participants will workshop each other’s writing and equip themselves with the tools they need to polish their writing.
• Overview of the different stages of editing- Developmental edit, Structural edit, Line edit, Copy-edit.
• Live feedback on your manuscript
• Editing exercises to make your piece shine.
• Identifying and arranging different parts of a book.
• How publishing works.
• What to look for when editing a manuscript.
• Identifying and rectifying problems such as structure, character motivation, repetition, avoiding clichés.
• Access to Bound FB group with specific opportunities for our participants.
• Handbook of where to pitch and publish