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ONLINE Creative Writing & Storytelling

  • Ended
  • 280 euro
  • The Monastery

Service Description

5 meetings to inspire your creativity in writing and explore the co-side of Storytelling. In five ONLINE sessions, you will explore different elements to writing creatively, which are essential to good writing and which are great to explore and try for yourself. All of this will be done in the spirit of exploring what material already lives inside you, inspiring you to write freely and in an uninhibited way, and looking into ways you can use that creative headspace in other areas as well, whether professionally or just for fun. In this Online workshop-series, you will also sometimes look into (fragments from) original texts: poems, plays, prose or philosophy, in relation to the exercises. Every Online session will focus on one specific theme. We will look into; • Writing from the senses and choosing perspective: observation • Developing characters • Working with tension: structuring text and informing your reader or audience • Writing dialogue, exploring conflict and subtext • Writing poetry • Exploring themes, concerns, interests; finding your voice None of this will be dry, or purely technical. What we will do, is discovering how you can work with these techniques in a playful way, exploring possibilities of the language as we go along. You are going to work with short, easily accessible writing exercises, that set you off on a creative path right away, making the next steps in your writing process clear to you as well. You do not have to have any experience in writing, nor do you have to be working in a creative field. All you need to bring is your pen, a willingness to write, and an open mind. Teacher Ninke Overbeek is a playwright and dramaturg who lives in The Hague. Her work has been performed at STET The English Theatre. She writes for the stage in English and Dutch and researches the possibilities of creative writing processes for the Dutch academic context at the Professorship for Performative Processes in Utrecht (HKU). Date and Time: June (5 Thursday evenings from 19:00-22:00) Location: Online via ZOOM Fee: €160,- /Student €280,- /Professional discount for Taster Workshop participants €140,-/Student €250,- /Professional

Cancellation Policy

DISC Cancellation Policy ------------------------------------ IF WE NEED TO CANCEL A PLANNED EVENT • We will let you know asap • We will offer you the full payback of your paid fee • We will try to reschedule the event’s date together with you (if possible) IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL A PLANNED PARTICIPATION • You may always, at any time, arrange another person to take your place at no extra charge (please let us know, though) • Cancellations received 14 or more days before the scheduled starting date, will result in a 100% refund • Cancellations received 7 to 14 days before the scheduled starting date, will result in a 50% refund • Cancellations received 0 to 7 days before the scheduled starting date, will result in a 0% refund Contact us, if you might have any further questions. Otherwise, we are excited to see you at the planned event! Sending you warm greetings, The DISC Team

Contact Details


Van Boetzelaerlaan 172, The Hague, Netherlands

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