Menulis Fiksyen Melayu Dengan Cara Okky Madasari

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Singapore Book Council Training Room

90 Goodman Road

Block E, #03-32, Goodman Arts Centre

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Master short stories and fiction writing in Malay with award-winning and best-selling author, Okky Madasari.

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In line with the National Arts Council's guidelines, this programme will be held online to minimise the spread of COVID-19, with more information to come. We will be in touch with existing ticket-holders soon. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Perbaiki cerpen atau novel anda dalam bengkel dua hari ini dengan penulis novel termasyhur dari Indonesia, Okky Madasari. Ketahui lebih lanjut tentang cara Okky Madasari yang dapat membantu anda menguasai kemahiran dan pengetahuan untuk menulis fiksyen supaya dapat diterbitkan. Penulis mapan boleh juga ikut serta; anda berpeluang mendapatkan konsultasi Okky untuk cerpen atau novel anda.

Writing Malay Fiction: The Okky Madasari Way

Perfect your short story or novel at this two-day workshop with award-winning Indonesian novelist and essayist Okky Madasari.

The Okky Madasari way will help you acquire the skills and knowledge required to write fiction suitable for publication.

Okky will provide one-on-one consultation for the manuscript for your short story or novel, regardless of how experienced you are.

This event is conducted in Malay.

Facilitator

Okky Madasari is an award-winning Indonesian novelist and essayist. She has published five novels, one short story collection and three children’s novels since 2010. Her novels have been translated into English, Malay, German and Arabic. In 2017, Okky was selected by the US government to represent Indonesia for the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, US, from August to October 2017.

She regularly writes essays for Indonesian and international media and journals, and becomes a regular writer for the Jakarta Post. For samples of her article see for instance:

  • https://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2018/12/22/political-mothers-at-their-best-and-worst.html
  • https://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2018/07/24/hijab-avoided-subject-on-childrens-day.html
  • https://www.jawapos.com/opini/25/10/2019/berharap-kepada-nadiem/
  • https://www.jawapos.com/opini/21/09/2019/siapa-yang-bebal/
  • https://news.detik.com/kolom/d-4274454/90-tahun-dongeng-keindonesiaan

Okky has been providing writing workshop for essay, fiction, feature and reports and other writings for business purposes for general public, universities, government offices, communities and corporates. She has been developing a unique method to allow for a quick mastery of basic writing skills in producing quality pieces. She has giving workshops to people from private companies, state-owned firms, government institutions and universities.

Cancellation:

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to 5 working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Those who did not turn up at the workshop will not receive a refund.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation and withdrawal policy and accept the terms contained therein.

Please note there is no lift to the venue.

Course Outline

Day 1

10.00-10.15 Introduction and ice breaking

10.15-11.15 Basic Writing Theory the Okky Madasari way, including examining samples of writings by different authors

11.15-12.30 Eliciting ideas of stories from the participants, followed by review and discussion

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break (lunch will be provided)

13.30-15.00 Practice 1: Writing short stories (participants can individually consult Okky about their writing)

15.00-16.00 Review and discussion of each story written by participants

Day 2

10.00-11.00 Discussion of ideas of stories

11.00-12.30 Practice 2: Writing novel (participants can individually consult Okky about their writing)

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break (lunch will be provided)

13.30-14.30 Practice 2: (continuation)

14.30-16.00 Review and discussion of each story written by participants

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90 Goodman Road

Block E, #03-32, Goodman Arts Centre

*Please note that there is no lift access to the Training Room, 439053

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