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From Sources to Stories: Historical Fiction Writing Workshop

FROM SOURCES TO STORIES: A HISTORICAL FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP
Facilitated by Joem Antonio

12 May 2019 | 9 AM – 6 PM
Open to Adults 18 years old and above

Contrary to what many people know, the word “story” actually comes from the word “history.” Looking at the history of stories, one could see that many story conventions are derived from patterns observed in history. And yet, when one attempts to transform historical events to historical fiction, one discovers that history ignores or even defies story conventions.

In this Historical Fiction Writing Workshop, we will explore the preparation necessary in writing historical fiction, from finding story opportunities in different historical documents, to developing a story arc that fits within the historical context, to some basic techniques at executing the story arc into a zero draft narrative.

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR
Joem Antonio is an award-winning author, playwright and professor. He has won 8 Don Carlos Palanca awards for works such as The Domestic Problems of Good King George, The Last Filipino, The Floret Road, and exesanonymous.com. He also teaches theatre, history, literature and research writing at the University of Asia and the Pacific. You can learn more about him and his work by visiting his website at https://www.joemantonio.com

WORKSHOP FEE
Php 4,500 Regular
Php 4,050 Discounted rate for Ayala Museum Members, and Ayala Group of Companies Employees
The workshop fee is inclusive of materials, handouts, food, a certificate, and one day free admission to
the museum.

To download our full workshop guidelines (refunds, cancellations, etc.), click here.

HOW TO RESERVE A SLOT
Step 1:
Fill up the registration form: bit.ly/AM2019workshops
Step 2:
Pay the workshop fee at the Ayala Museum counter or through bank payment to Ayala Foundation, Inc.
(account no. 0011-1490-14) at any BPI branch. Deposit slip copies must be emailed
to education@ayalamuseum.org
Step 3:
Wait for a confirmation email on the acceptance of your payment and reservation of your slot.

For inquiries, look for Abby Buendia.
EMAIL: education@ayalamuseum.org
CALL: 759-8288 loc 8272

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