Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

From September 8-9, 2019 The Hub hosted Leila Hall for a Weekend Workshop on Creative Writing. Day 1 had participants discussing the elements of powerful storytelling, and getting tips for how to bring writing to life, and completed a series of free-writing exercises. On Day 2 participants used their freewrites from the previous day asContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”

Animation Workshop: ‘Girl Child’

From December 18-22, 2018, The Hub hosted Lehlohonolo Tlhaole from Two For Designs for a workshop on stop motion animation.  He was assisted by Anna Cai from Morija Arts Centre. The group animated ‘Girl Child’, a story by Mats’eliso Moruthane from our WordPower 2018 magazine. She wrote ‘Girl Child’ at a workshop on storytelling at The HubContinue reading “Animation Workshop: ‘Girl Child’”

Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

From February 17-18 2018, Leila Hall led a weekend workshop at The Hub on creative writing. Day one was spent exploring some of the aspects of storytelling that make for powerful books and films and freewriting around memories and imaginative ‘what if…?’ scenarios. On day two, based on their freewrites from day one, participants wroteContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”

WordPower is back!

WordPower is back! We had our first session today. Last year, we read Blood Ties by Zimkhitha Mlanzeli from FunDza. Three WordPower participants wrote letters to Zimkhitha to tell her how much they loved the book, and Zimkhitha was kind enough to send signed copies of her books and FunDza t-shirts to all three. Congratulations toContinue reading “WordPower is back!”