RENOWNED AUTHOR CONDUCTS WRITING WORKSHOP AT DIKSHANT
Dikshant International School, organised a workshop on ‘Teenage story writing’. The workshop was conducted by author Nandhika Nambi , who has at a very young age penned three books. It is noteworthy that her book ‘Unbroken’ is the latest of her books, & has also won the prestigious Hindu Young World good book award, for best book (Fiction) in 2017.
She taught the basic rules of writing and she used fun games during the workshop to enhance the element of creativity in one’s writings. Nandhika is a student of medicine and has a talent not just in writing but also in performing arts like Bharatnatyam and is adept at even playing the Piano.
The session saw her giving personal guidance on a one on one basis to the students’ to polish & sharpen their creative writing abilities.
“I try to address sensitive and important issues in a subtle and emphatic manner through my writings . The response during the workshop was very encouraging. Students asked very pertinent questions about story writing. It was an engaging session.” Said Nandhika.
“I learnt a lot from the workshop particularly in the area of sentence construction & writing effective and interesting paragraphs.” Said Perika Narula of grade VIII at Dikshant International School.
“We have recently implemented a new curriculium which is based on storytelling, this has been done for both Dikshant International & Global Schools. Under this, monthly storytelling sessions are planned for the entire year. Some of the well known storytellers and experts in children’s literature have been invited to hold these sessions. Dikshant is actively involving mothers of students in these sessions to help them understand the impact of storytelling on the development of a child and get them in sync with the implementation of the new curriculum.” Said Mitul Dikshit, Chairman, Dikshant Schools.