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A Writing Workshop for Adults ~ So You Want to Write

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has started her blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ passion 1️⃣st with her own handwritten πŸ“βœπŸ»Β & handrawn art πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒΒ since Oct 2014Β πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

She wasn’t active blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“Β until last year & venturing into lifestyle blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“Β by sharing her own experiences after receiving media invitations πŸ“©πŸ“§πŸ’Œ, attending various events, meeting new friends, gaining new skills/ knowledge etc.Β πŸ˜‰βœŒπŸ»

Most of her blog post banners remainΒ with her own handwritten πŸ“βœπŸ»Β & handrawn art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ

So, when she read πŸ“– about this adult writing ✍🏻 workshop by MPH Group Publishing (MPH) πŸ“šΒ from the FB advertisement, she straightaway signed up for it πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Guess what❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» was being informed by the organiser team πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ that she was on waiting list 😌 as this workshop was with great πŸ‘πŸ» responses & all seats πŸ’ΊπŸ’Ίwere filled upπŸ†™

Oppsss…She was late to grab her seat πŸ’ΊπŸ˜Œ

So so sad 😞😭 Sigh…She is not 24/7 πŸŒ†πŸ™ on FB, so has not read πŸ“–about this workshop when it was 1️⃣st posted up 😌

However, she didn’t gave up & replied to the organiser teamπŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ,

“Hi there, I’mΒ πŸ†— to stand πŸ‘­ at the back of the classroom to attend this workshop if allow βœ…πŸ†—By any chance any participants πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ is pulling out ❌ last mins, I want to take the seat βœ…πŸ†—πŸ’Ί

She πŸ‘©πŸ» also has followed up πŸ“± closely with the organiser team πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ (Yesβœ…, she was thick skinned ohhπŸ€­πŸ˜‰)

She πŸ‘©πŸ» was lucky πŸ€ that someone pulled out last mins‼️ SheΒ πŸ‘©πŸ» got her seat βœ…πŸ’ΊΒ Hurrayβ€ΌοΈπŸ€—πŸ˜ƒ Sometimes, it worth beingΒ thick skinned yaπŸ€­πŸ˜‰πŸ˜ƒ

A sweet reminder πŸ“Œ was received from the organiser team πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ a day before the workshop πŸ˜€


SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was arrived early πŸ•‘as usual, registered βœπŸ»πŸ“, got her seat πŸ’Ί & then eagerly browsed through the workshop materails πŸ› received. Ohh…The book πŸ““ especially, she is a typical bookworm πŸ““πŸ›πŸ˜‚

It was a 3️⃣-hour workshop with well planned content coverage,

  • Why❓⁉️ ~ Getting to know yourself & tips πŸ“Œ for getting started

By completing this questionnaire❓, it helps to discover why you write ✍🏻 & some writingΒ ideas. Ms Lydia Teh πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« has advised all participants πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ to write ✍🏻 about what you know, what you have read, your own experiences etc. 😊

Like 1️⃣ of the participants, Mr Charles πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ has shared that he got so many ideas to write ✍🏻, so how to start❓⁉️

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Ms Lydia Teh πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« has suggested that don’t be too eager & greedy to include all ideas at once, just focus on 1️⃣ idea at a time πŸ˜„

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» wishes to continue sharing on handwritten πŸ“βœπŸ»Β & handraw art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œthat being forgetting by people during this digital world βŒšοΈπŸ“±πŸ’»πŸ–₯ even though she has venturing into lifestyle blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, she still aligning to why she has started this blog 🌐 by handwrittenΒ πŸ“βœπŸ»Β or handrawn πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒΒ most of her blog post banners ☺️

  • Who❓⁉️ ~ Identifying target audience / readerΒ πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

It could be yourself, your family members/ friendsΒ πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«Β or even an unreal personπŸ‘Ύ, as long as this reader πŸ‘Ύ motivates you to write ✍🏻

Below was an interesting way of identifying & having a reader πŸ‘Ύ named Peggy…Ha…Ha…πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜†Β (Extracted from an article written by Kip Langello via 🌐http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/should-you-write-for-yourself-or-for-the-reader)

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To SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ», she welcome πŸ€— all readers πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« as long as enjoying her own experiences sharing, also her blogging style with emojisss πŸ˜‰

  • What❓⁉️ ~ Identifying & planning what to write ✍🏻

After identifying a topic, type of writing (fiction/ non-fiction/short stories), then starting to outline your draft contentπŸ“, planning target schedule πŸ—“ to complete, writing ✍🏻 , revise/ rewriting/ editing βœπŸ»πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»

Ms Lydia Teh πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« has shared that she prefers topical style especially for her column writing πŸ“°, her writing ideas came from various sources e.g. billboard at highway during her driving πŸš˜πŸš—, daily conversationsπŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€, friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬etc.

Hmm…You may exploring about “What Genres Should You Write” via 🌐https://www.blogthings.com/whatgenreshouldyouwritequiz/

  • When❓⁉️ ~ Planning your writing schedule πŸ—“

Ms Lydia Teh πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« has shared her personal experiences that dateline πŸ“† is a good way to pushing herself to write ✍🏻 especially for her weekly & monthly columns with the local newspapers πŸ“°

Do whatever is best πŸ‘πŸ» for yourself, use a weekly planner πŸ—“ to identify your best πŸ‘πŸ» time πŸ•˜/ pockets of time to write. Then, be regular on your writing schedules βœπŸ»πŸ•˜πŸ—“

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Be discipline, give yourself a dateline πŸ“† & enjoy the writing journey πŸ“βœπŸ»πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» doesn’t really ❌ has a regular blogging scheduleπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“πŸ—“πŸ•˜, she writes ✍🏻 whenever she has the ideas or feels like bloggingπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, so sometimes during her commutingπŸš‡πŸšŠ, mealπŸ½πŸ΄β˜•οΈ, at night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒbefore sleep πŸ› πŸ˜΄πŸ’€ etc.

  • Where❓⁉️ ~ Find your best locationπŸ“to write✍🏻 

Everyone will have their respective own preference placesss πŸ“πŸ“with ambiences that will trigger excitement, being focus & comfy to write πŸ‘πŸ»βœπŸ»

Ms Lydia Teh πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« also advised that if you have faced a writer’s block, do consider to change πŸ”„ a different writing location βœπŸ»πŸ“, it helpsβœ…

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SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» enjoys her blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ at home 🏑 , cafes β˜•οΈπŸ΅, co-working spaces πŸ›‹πŸ“‡etc.

Guess what❓⁉️ 

She πŸ‘©πŸ» also blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ during her commuting πŸšŠπŸš‡ journey & missed her stop sometimes πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Ha…Ha…πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜†

  • How❓⁉️ ~ Writing prompts πŸ“ , writing exercise✍🏻 & rewriting exercise

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» really enjoyed the writing ✍🏻 exercises during this workshop

She has learnt some various ways of getting writing ideas e.g. using picture πŸ–Ό

During this session, everyone πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ were so quiet & just writing ✍🏻, writing ✍🏻 & writing ✍🏻, she enjoyed the moments of everyone were writing together πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«πŸ‘­βœπŸ»

  • Sharing your writing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»

It was an interactive πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ workshop & she has learnt a lot from the host πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« & other participants πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« questions ❓❓ & anwers too

Sharing is caring as always & all were very willing to share respective writing ✍🏻 journeys, so so inspiring & motivated after βœŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ’ͺ🏻 She is now hyper to blogging πŸ€©πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ more & more. Yeahβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜†πŸ€£

At the end of the workshop, she went up to Ms Lydia Teh πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« personally to request for her authograph βœπŸ»πŸ““Β on the book

Yeah‼️ Ms Lydia Teh πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« has wrote down ~Β Dear Sienny, keep writing ✍🏻 & blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ ~ , really appreciate this personalised message received πŸ“Œ Definitely SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» will continue to deliver her best πŸ‘πŸ» in pursuing her blogging passion πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“

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Guess what❓⁉️

Ms. Lydia Teh πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« has wrote ✍🏻 her 1️⃣st book πŸ“• at 39 & she was expecting🀰🏻her 4️⃣th child πŸ‘ΆπŸ» at that time & now she has wrote ✍🏻 for πŸ”Ÿ books‼️ Wow‼️ 😲 That’s amazing, will SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has a chance to publish a book πŸ““ too❓⁉️

If you wish to read πŸ“– about Ms Lydia Teh’s πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« books πŸ““πŸ“•πŸ“š writing ✍🏻 journey, do exploring

Website🌐: https://www.mphonline.com/en/productdetails/books/malaysian-collection/9789674154332

FB: https://www.facebook.com/commerce/products/1990123401060892/

A group boomerang πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ cum photo πŸ“Έ with everyone πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ«πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ at the end of this writing workshop 😍🀩

More upcoming workshops by MPH Group Publishing πŸ“š, do check out their FB page frequently as the seats πŸ’ΊπŸ’Ί always selling like hot cakes ya πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚

FB:Β https://www.facebook.com/MPHGroupPublishing/

Continuous learning is important πŸ‘†πŸ»βœŒπŸ» in life, let’s keep learning new πŸ†• skills & knowledge everyday ya 😁

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This was the 3️⃣rd workshops by MPH that SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has attended πŸ˜€

1️⃣st Comic art workshop via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/08/23/comics-art-workshop/

2️⃣nd Make up workshop via,

Part 1️⃣

PartΒ 2️⃣

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