Story Writing and Story Telling by Vikram Abhishek Mall

"Great stories happen to those who can tell them." - Ira Glass

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About this Class

You will learn the techniques and tools of story generation and creativity. This 3 month journey will also equip you with the nuances of telling a good story. Through a blend of learning and practice, each session will end with assignments which will be practiced and reviewed in the consecutive session. The facilitator will be available to guide and coach participants to their strengths by providing on the spot feedback and encouraging you to rehearse the suggestions.

 

Why should I attend?

Increase your creativity and expand your communication skills with the tool of narrative – the power of storytelling – to engage and influence your audience.

 

What will I learn?

The four components of creativity

  1. Fluency: the ability to generate quantities of ideas.
  2. Flexibility: the ability to create different categories of ideas, and to perceive an idea from different points of view.
  3. Originality: The ability to generate new, different, and unique ideas that others are not likely to generate.
  4. Elaboration: the ability to expand on an idea by embellishing it with details, or the ability to create an intricate plan.

The five components of story making

  1. Characters
  2. Setting
  3. Plot
  4. Conflict
  5. Resolution

Story Matrix: learning to generate multiple stories in the shortest possible time

Storytelling

  • What do you want to convey?
  • Acquiring information
  • Organizing your story
  • Embracing revisions
  • Narrating the story: breathing, eye contact, voice modulation, dialogue, and improvisation

 

Format and Schedule

1 x 90 minutes session each week,  for 3 months, 12 sessions (18 hours total)

Your teacher

Vikram Abhishek Mall

Vikram Abhishek Mall has trained with the famous Bihar School of Yoga at Munger, India and with Arsha Yoga Peetham, Combatore, India. He also has experimented with various schools of meditation and pranayama. Early in his career he was a farmer and ran a poultry breeding farm for 4 years. After a fulfilling and adventurous farming stint, he worked with Dr Subhashini Passi, Institute of Creative Thinking, Indore, India, working for three years teaching Creativity, Whole Brain Thinking and Leadership.

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