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The Power of Story: Craft in Narrative Writing with Professor Peter Catalanotto

Published on April 5, 2024

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The Power of Story: Craft in Narrative Writing with Professor Peter Catalanotto

The Power of Story:

Craft in Narrative Writing
with Professor Peter Catalanotto

Based on the Course currently
Taught by Professor Catalanotto at:

An Online Event

An Online Event

The Power of Story:

Craft in Narrative Writing with Professor Peter Catalanotto

Based on the Course currently
Taught by Professor Catalanotto at:

6 Day Leadership Workshop for High School Students

20th Aug - 5th Nov 2024
2hours/ day
12 - online sessions
1 session per week
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm IST
Grade 8 -12
INR 50,000 + 18% GST
Final Deadline
12th August 2024
Fee for First 5 Applications:

25,000 + GST (This Pricing is over)

Fee for Application nos. 6-15:

Rs. 50,000 + GST (This Pricing is Active)

Fee for Application nos. 16 and Beyond

Rs. 59,000 + GST (This Pricing is Not Active)

*Please note that there are no application fees*
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm IST
17th - 22nd June 2024
Grade 8 -12
INR 25,000/-

Early Bird Deadline

20th May 2024

Early Bird Fee

INR 20,000/-

Get to Know the Program

This workshop will help students attain a thorough understanding of what is necessary to create compelling stories and personal essays.

In this course students will learn and explore the creative process for narrative writing, from inspiration to finished manuscript. They will become proficient in distinguishing between crafting a story and merely describing an event.

Over twelve sessions, through a variety of assignments and exercises designed to highlight the elements of narrative writing, students will develop the skills necessary to create captivating Stories.

This course will emphasize the power of brevity in writing, attained through thoughtful and effective word usage and sentence structure.

Class Size: 20 Handpicked students


Meet your
Lead Instructor!

Peter Catalanotto
Author & Illustrator

Peter Catalanotto has written seventeen books for children, including Monkey & Robot, More of Monkey & Robot, The Newbies, Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-It-All, Ivan the Terrier, Matthew A.B.C., and Emily’s Art, of which School Library Journal said in a starred review, “whether viewed from afar or up close, this creative and heartfelt book is a masterpiece.”

In 2008, First Lady Laura Bush commissioned Peter to illustrate the White House holiday brochure.

He currently teaches the first children’s book writing course offered by both Columbia University and Pratt Institute.

Peter has illustrated more than thirty books for other writers including George Ella Lyon, Cynthia Rylant, Mary Pope Osborne, Joanne Ryder, Robert Burleigh, and Megan McDonald.

Meet your
Lead Instructor!

Peter Catalanotto
Author & Illustrator

Professor of Writing at:

Award winning author of over 15+ books
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Find Your Voice

Write your own Short Story

High school students from around the world gather together to hone their writing skills in a highly creative, but nonjudgmental, environment. 

There is something empowering about hearing your own lines being read in a supportive way that gives you a chance to let your full voice out. The equation is simple: you, your talent and what you want to write about. the sum total: Magic!

Agenda and Timeline

20+ Hours of
Live classes

Get Mentored
by Experts

Hands-on
Learning Activities

Write your own
Short story

Learn Everything
about Writing!

Certificate

Receive a certificate signed by the Course Instructor, Peter Catalonotto, Professor of Writing at Columbia University & Pratt Institute, at the end of the workshop.

Why should one learn to be a
good writer, you ask?

Enhance critical thinking and heighten creative mind-set

Improve clarity of thought and articulate idea better

Most top business like Apple, Airbnb are built on a strong writing culture

 Write great college application essays! 


“I write to find out
what I think.”

- Joan Didion
(Joan Didion was an American writer
and journalist. She is considered one
of the pioneers of New Journalism)
Main Takeaways

Harvard students write a lot —


It can go up to 22 papers
in the freshman year itself


Aiming to go to
a top college?
Better learn
Writing then!

You have Questions? We have Answers!

Can’t find an answer? Email us at info@thebigredgroup.com

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