An Indian Fiction Appreciation Masterclass

AN INDIAN FICTION APPRECIATION MASTERCLASS

Explore the wonderful range of engaging and diverse stories published in India

With Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa

Bonus: All participants will receive a special 10% discount voucher from Champaca Bookstore


A CRASH COURSE IN INDIAN LITERATURE.

Learn how to read and critically analyze stories with expert editor and instructor, Tara Khandelwal. Explore a fascinating range of diverse stories published across India — spread over different genres, authors and geographies — by writer and book reviewer Michelle D'costa.

We will cover writers like: Jane Borges, Jahnavi Barua, Samit Basu, Vivek Shanbag and K. R. Meera.

Whether you are a writer look for inspiration and techniques, or an avid reader who believes in the power of stories, this class is for you!

DURATION:

2 weeks (9 hours)

DATE:

Saturdays and Sundays
6th-7th March and 13th-14th March

TIMING:

4 to 6 PM

AGE LIMIT:

16 & Above

HIGHLIGHTS

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BECOME A LITERARY EXPERT

Learn how to read and analyze stories. Get a comprehensive introduction to the Indian literary scene.

ELEVATE YOUR WRITING

Study the tricks and techniques used by Indian authors and apply them to your own writing.

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BUILD YOUR INDIAN BOOKSHELF

Explore the talent and diversity of Indian fiction by reading some of the finest writers in India today.

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BUILD YOUR COMMUNITY

Join a community of like-minded booklovers and discuss your favourite books and authors.

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WONDERING IF THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU?

Drop a query and we will get in touch to answer all your questions.

SCHEDULE

1. READ LIKE A WRITER
Learn how to analyze stories by reading between the lines and conduct an in-depth analysis of a story. Compare writing styles and look for rhythm, metaphors and imagery.
2. SPECTRUM OF INDIAN FICTION
From Bombay novels to stories set in the North-East, India has a lot to offer. Explore the finest of diverse Indian fiction with authors like Jane Borges, Jahnavi Barua and Samit Basu.
3. INDIA IN TRANSLATION
Some of the prolific works of our time are written in Indian languages. Let's bridge the gap by reading excerpts of Vivek Shanbag, Perumal Murugan, K.R. Meera and Benyamin's translated work.
4. BROADENING OUR HORIZONS
An introduction to the best of fiction being written just outside our borders. Read Taslima Nasreen from Bangladesh, Mohsin Hamid from Pakistan and Nayomi Munaweera from Sri Lanka.
1. READ LIKE A WRITER
Learn how to analyze stories by reading between the lines and conduct an in-depth analysis of a story. Compare writing styles and look for rhythm, metaphors and imagery.
2. SPECTRUM OF INDIAN FICTION
From Bombay novels to stories set in the North-East, India has a lot to offer. Explore the finest of diverse Indian fiction with authors like Jane Borges, Jahnavi Barua and Samit Basu.
3. INDIA IN TRANSLATION
Some of the prolific works of our time are written in Indian languages. Let's bridge the gap by reading excerpts of Vivek Shanbag, Perumal Murugan, K.R. Meera and Benyamin's translated work.
4. BROADENING OUR HORIZONS
An introduction to the best of fiction being written just outside our borders. Read Taslima Nasreen from Bangladesh, Mohsin Hamid from Pakistan and Nayomi Munaweera from Sri Lanka.


MORE THAN JUST A COURSE

All Inclusive

INR 4,000

Limited seats available!



MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

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TARA KHANDELWAL

Tara Khandelwal is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University and the Columbia Publishing Course. She currently works with Asia’s largest literary agency, Writers’ Side. She has worked with Penguin, BloombergQuint, SheThePeople.TV and more. She is the founder of Bound which provides skill building for creatives through writers’ retreats, workshops, writing coaching and editorial services.

Editor

Tara is an editor with 10+ years of experience.

Literary Podcaster

She is the co-host of the Books and Beyond with Bound podcast.

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MICHELLE D'COSTA

Michelle D’costa is a Mangalorean from Mumbai. She was born and raised in Bahrain. Her poetry and prose have been published in over 50 journals like Out Of Print, Eclectica, Litro UK, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Coldnoon, Vayavya, Guftugu and more. She is the Managing Editor at Bound and is currently working on publishing a collection of interviews with some of the finest fiction authors in India.

Book Reviewer

Michelle reviews books on her blog and on her YouTube account

Literary Podcaster

She is the co-host of the Books and Beyond with Bound podcast.

CLASS BUNDLE OFFERS

Writing For Self-Growth Starter Pack

PRICE: Rs. 20,000 Rs. 13,999

The Ultimate Fiction Package

PRICE: Rs. 6800 Rs. 4799

Build Your Platform Package

PRICE: Rs. 9300 Rs. 6799

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. Is there an application process to join this course?

A. No, there is no application process. Anyone who wants to get in touch with themselves or be a writer can benefit from this course.

Q. Do I have to make full payment before the course begins?

A. Yes.

Q. Will I get a certificate?

A. Yes, you will receive an official certificate from Bound.

Q. If I have to miss one session, what do I do?

A. Please contact [email protected] as soon as you are sure that you will miss a session. We will try our best to address your absence. The class payment is non-refundable. You can, however, use the amount towards another class or service.

Q. What if I have more questions?

A. Fill up our query form and a member from our team will get in touch with you.

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