Course description:

Writing is a classic and interesting way of expression; it is the author's voice, image, ideas, and a way to connect with the audience. 
If you wish to be a professional author, you need to take this exciting course! This is the course that every writer needs to understand the different writing genres: descriptive, expository, persuasive, and narrative. In this course, participants will discover the writing genres, and how to choose the perfect genres for the story considering the target group and the message from the story. Through discussion and many exercises in this three-day course, the writers, journalists, screenwriters, and novelists will be able to differentiate between the fiction and nonfiction style, enhance their knowledge in writing styles and improve their writing skills. Furthermore, the participants will practice writing a story that expresses deep understanding for the writing style that is suitable for their story message in a professional and exciting way. 

 Course Objectives:

  • Learning about the writing genres: descriptive, expository, persuasive, and narrative.
  • Understanding the differences between writing genres in depth.
  • Choosing the right genres for the story considering the target group and the message.
  • Differentiating between fiction and nonfiction.

 Course Outcomes:

  • To develop the participants skills regarding the writing genres in depth.
  • To improve their ability in choosing the right genres in order to deliver the message in a skilled way.
  • To write a story in a professional way in the correct style. 
  • To differentiate between fiction and nonfiction regarding story types.


Asim Altokhais

Asim Altokhais is a professional script writer and author. Graduating from Vancouver Film school in 2011, he majored in in writing for movies and TV. He also has a master's in Writing for Script and Screen from Falmouth University in the United Kingdom. 
He has been chosen among 25 international writers as the first Middle Eastern writer to write for the comic collection, Storied Places, by Disney.
In honor of his excellence in art and creativity, Asim has received many international literary awards for his novels and short stories from various countries (United States, Britain, Canada, Europe). He has also won numerous awards for his short films such as "Meeting with the Devil."

Asim Altokhais

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