An Immersive Weekend Course
With Michelle D’costa
Then this weekend session is for you. Over four hours, writer and editor, Michelle D’costa will walk you through how to start and end a story. She will analyse classic and contemporary short stories with you and help you learn the elements of a good story. Through this, she will urge you to write your own story and access those latent creative ideas within you. She will also recommend online magazines that you can send your work to. It will be interactive, fun and informative. After this class, you can take your craft to the next level with her Advanced Fiction class.
Gain the confidence to share your stories with others and get all the tools and techniques required to master the form of the short story.
Write more and have fun through engaging writing prompts
Discuss and evaluate your ideas with your classmates
Write without judgment
Drop a query and we will get in touch to answer all your questions.
Do you want to build a career around books? Learn about publishing houses and literary agents and the role they play in the creation of books. This could be the first step in your literary career!
Are you a writer trying to get your book published? Polish your book with our editing techniques and get insider knowledge of the publishing industry. Perfect your book proposal and learn the tricks and tips to getting published!
Limited seats available!
Head – Learning and Communities
Michelle has over ten years of experience in the literary industry. She is an accomplished freelance writer, who has been published in over 70 publications including Litro, The Madras Courier, Economic & Political Weekly among others. Her critically acclaimed chapbook, Gulf, was published in 2021. She is Bound’s most sought-after mentor and instructor, having successfully curated, conducted, and facilitated classes for brands and writers based on her previous experience in HR. She is an alumna of the Seagull School of Publishing, Kolkata.
Bound provides a variety of services that help writers develop their skills and get their work ready for publishing. Tara Khandelwal and Aishwarya Javalgekar offer manuscript and proposal edits and guide writers in developing their stories. Tara has edited many acclaimed books, including Three Impossible Wishes by Anmol Malik and Essential Items by Udayan Mukherjee.
Only our professional classes are certified. We specify which ones are certified in the list of classes above