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Writing Hackathon: highest potential

Literary games, how to assess the potential of an idea.

2021-06-04 19:28:00+02:00

Project: Finding Answers through Writing

Writing hackathon is an oustanding possibility to get out of noisy Prague and in the solitude of a house in the forest to focus on writing. You do not need to be a professional writer to write, you need to write and be bold in what you want to say in your writing. Thus in our project FAW we have 6 trips out of the city for 10-15 people to solve deliberately this issue. FAW creates space for like-minded but with different backgroundpeople to meet and create.

So if you have a passion for writing and are interested in meeting and networking with new people based on common interests, then be sure to join our writing hackathon! 

Our major pillarstones are:

  • 2 days in a house close to Prague.
  • Writing lectorium.
  • Practicing writing.
  • Discussions.

The details will be shared with you after your application will go through the checking. To find out how to apply call one of our Team meembers, 774 149 480, Tatiana.

4.06 Day 1

16-17 hours.- Arrival and check-in.

18.00 - Acquaintance evening, ways to influence the reader - our favourite writers and their works. Literary games: we describe the same plot but in different genres and imitate our favourite writers. Analysis of topics that we will write about tomorrow.

5.06 Day 2

8-9.00 - Breakfast

9-10.30 - Lecture: How to assess the potential of an idea. Building an interesting conflict in the composition.

11-12.30 - Lecture: The function of dialogue in a literary work. Character development through dialogue.

13-14.00 - Lunch

14-17.00 - Walk combined with practice to find ideas for creativity.
18-19.00 - Preparation for writing the text: analysis of the topics that we will write about. General discussion of ideas. Topics: nature (climate change, rare species of living beings, love for nature), psychology (loneliness and society, psychological violence, acceptance of oneself and others), migration (change of country, acceptance of different cultures, adaptation in society, the problem of migrants).

19-20.00 - Dinner, free time for creativity.

 

6.06 Day 3

8-9.00 - Breakfast

9-10.30 - Lecture: Ways of developing writing skills, three techniques of the writer.

11 – 12.30 - Reading of the resulting works and discussion.

You can register for the event by calling 774 149 480!

This event is part of our Finding Answers through Writing project which was funded by the Soliarity Corps.

https://www.dzs.cz/en/program/european-solidarity-corps

Anna Rudnitskaja

YI lecturer

Historian, Prague guide, photographer, writer

Anna Rudnitskaja
YI lecturer
Historian, Prague guide, photographer, writer

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