Writing for the Web & Social Media Writing Workshop by Writer’s Block Philippines
Your sources of news updates is Twitter, you can’t let a day go by without checking Facebook and your favorite “programs” involve a hashtag like #tbt or #flashbackfriday.
Everything–and everyone—is now online and writers should be, too. Writers and business communicators need to be a step ahead of this fast-paced digital age. Writer’s Block Philippines will have an upcoming workshop called “Writing for the Web & Social Media” on September 6 (Saturday), 1pm-6pm in Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City.
The organization’s founders, Ana P. Santos and Nikka Sarthou-Lainez, who have been doing workshops since 2010 will facilitate the event. “In this particular workshop, we will talk about how the transition from print to online affects the way we receive and consume information and its impact on writers,” disclosed Santos, an independent journalist and foreign correspondent who is also the 2014 Persephone Miel fellow by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
“There are various opportunities for writers who want to write for online publications or specialize in social media and we plan to share information and tips during the workshop,” revealed Sarthou-Lainez who is also a Contributing Editor in Smile, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air
The workshop will feature guest speakers who are experts in their respective fields. Ros Juan, a digital strategist specializing in social media integration, will discuss writing opportunities in social media. Stacy De Jesus of Rappler will discuss multi-media storytelling and how to use crowd sourcing, inforgraphics, instaquotes to engage your audience and get your message across.
The workshop is ideal for writers who want to tell their stories better and business communicators who are looking for ways to maximize customer engagement through the different online platforms available.
Registration is now open and there are only limited slots available! For inquiries and reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 0917.397.9927. Visit www.writersblockphilippines.com for more details.