Wattpad to host storytelling sessions by bestselling author Shunali Khullar Shroff
- Shunali Khullar Shroff, the author of ‘Love in the time of Affluenza’ and ‘Battle Hymn of a Bewildered Mother’ is hosting a series of masterclasses on ‘writing and building a compelling narrative.’
- Starting April 29, the video sessions are being hosted on
Wattpad India’s Instagram page.
- She will explain how to go about writing, developing characters, dialogues and the
art of storytelling.
- Earlier, the platform offered sessions from Anand Neelakantan, author of the ‘Bahubali’ trilogy, and Durjoy Datta, author and screenwriter.
Starting April 29, the video sessions are being hosted on Wattpad India’s Instagram page, the Canada-based online publishing platform.
“Community and connection are cornerstones of the Wattpad experience. Writers around the world know that Wattpad is a place where they can hone their craft, find a community of other writers, and build a global audience. We’re thrilled to introduce
The best-selling Bloomsbury author will explain how to go about writing, developing characters, dialogues and the art of storytelling. This will cover three aspects of writing — ideation and the first page of the story, research and narrative and the finish line, which will include the final blueprint of the story after editing rounds.
The masterclass will conclude with a contest for aspiring writers or authors, inviting them to share short stories on Wattpad. The top three winners will get personalized feedback from Shroff.
“Wattpad is democratising storytelling and we are constantly finding ways to create value for our users. Through the association with an author as well-known as Shunali Khullar Shroff, we want to encourage users to write and expand their horizons by helping them understand the writing process better,” said Viral Jani, SVP, Investment Operations at Times Bridge.
Wattpad has a user base of nearly 2.6 million users with over 4 million stories. Earlier, the platform offered sessions from Anand Neelakantan, author of the ‘Bahubali’ trilogy, and Durjoy Datta, author and screenwriter.
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