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Fiction Writing: How To Write Your Plot And Characters | Mahek Jangda
₹ 1,000
/ person

Hosted in English | 2 hours


About the workshop 

If you've always wanted to write your own novel, but weren’t sure where to begin, this workshop is for you. Hosted by a published author, Mahek Jangda, the workshop introduces you to the basics of fiction writing. This workshop will help you get started with designing and structuring your story, building plots and creating characters in your own style. Here's what you will take away:

  • Let’s build the plot
    – How to start thinking about your story
    – Using small elements to build your plot
    – Learning how to build the story without formulaic conceptions
    – Breaking plot myths
  • Characters, characters, characters
    – Building believable characters
    – Giving characters their own voice
    – Exploring character growth over the course of your story
  • Bringing plot and character together
    – Letting your characters guide your plot
    – Writing prose that seamlessly intertwines character and plot
  • Guided writing exercises

  • Understanding the journey of writing to publishing

  • Questions and answers


About the host
An author, a dreamer and a student, meet Mahek Jangda. Her debut fiction novel 'Sometimes Ivory, Sometimes Sand', published by Hachette India in 2020, has been shortlisted for the VoW literature and arts festival, and was longlisted for the JK Paper and Times of India 'AutHer' awards. Her poetry has been featured by The Hindu Business Line (BLink), Hyderabad Literary Festival, UnErase, Kommune, Habitat Studios, Filtercopy and The Poetry Club (Mumbai). She has completed the Young India Fellowship Program and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Ashoka University.

You can follow her stories on Instagram under @mahekjangda


What you should carry along
A notebook and pen

  • How to participate: This is a live event streamed on Zoom. Please download Zoom for free on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Participants will not be allowed to enter the workshop after 30 minutes of its commencement.

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