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[Calendar]Upcoming Events
Introduction to Storytelling I
Training by SBC Academy
May 25 (Sat), 9:30am – 5:45pm

Learn the tools and confidence to learn and tell more stories.

Introduction to Storytelling II
Training by SBC Academy
Jun 1 (Sat), 9:30am – 5:45pm

Find out more about the storytelling process and create stories through your own storytelling style

Young Author Scheme
Training by SBC Academy
Jun 10 – 14 , 9:30am – 12:30pm

Write your own 3,000-word narrative and get a chance to enter a regional writing award.

Introduction to Literary Translation
Training by SBC Academy
Jun 15 (Sat), 9:30am – 12:00pm

Understand the requisites of literary translation and the makings of a great translator.

Telling Stories With Pictures (Talk)
Training by SBC Academy
Jul 5 (Fri), 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Learn how to tell a story using pictures, through understanding the basics of structure, art style, characters, layout, rhythm and visual symbolism. This workshop is ideal for illustrators (or anyone with basic drawing skills) to try their hands on creating a short, illustrated story.

Telling Stories With Pictures (Talk + Workshop)
Training by SBC Academy
Jul 6 (Sat), 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Learn how to tell a story using pictures, through understanding the basics of structure, art style, characters, layout, rhythm and visual symbolism. This workshop is ideal for illustrators (or anyone with basic drawing skills) to try their hands on creating a short, illustrated story.

Safe Space Stories
Training by SBC Academy
Jul 7 – 28 , 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Safe Space Stories fosters a space for group writing in which all voices are equally heard and appreciated. It is a safe s pace to encourage creativity in writing, freedom from criticism, and affirmation of everyone’s voice.

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