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Writing Riveting Stories

Join us for an exciting Story Writing workshop by author Ms Melanie Quilla Mariñas on how to write an engaging story

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Writing Riveting Stories
Writing Riveting Stories

Time & Location

Jul 18, 2021, 2:00 PM GMT+8

Live from The Philippines

About the Event

Join us for an exciting Story Writing workshop by author Ms Melanie Quilla Mariñas on how to write an engaging story 

About the Coach

Melanie Q. Mariñas is a published author, a manuscript content editor, and a creative writing mentor. Her first published book was released in 2009. She started her career in manuscript editing and creative writing mentoring in 2016. She had facilitated several creative writing workshops under PSICOM Publishing, Inc. Bookada Caravan events and TBC Writer’s Camp. She had been awarded as Best Editor of the Year (English Category) and 2ndBest Editor of the Year (Filipino Category) during 2nd Gawad Parangal sa Mundo ng Literatura by Penmasters Administration dated February 8, 2020.

Currently, Melai is working as a content editor at PSICOM Publishing, Inc. and TBC Publications. She also writes under her pen name, melainecholy on Dreame.

What participants will learn:

1. Different ways to write the first few paragraphs of the story to make it more engaging to read

2. How to make the narrations/ storytelling more interesting

3. How to develop an engaging story plot

4. How to create an effective plot twist to keep the story more exciting and engaging to read

5. How to come up with a remarkable ending

What do participants get?

1. Attend a highly interactive and engaging workshop by one of the most renowned instructors in The Philippines

2. Chance to get globally published as paperbacks, hardbacks, eBooks and Audiobooks (DIY)

3. Certificate of Honour for attending the course and getting successfully published

4. Sign the Author Contract and earn Royalty as per terms of contract per sale

Submission Process:

1. Complete Manuscript

2. Synopsis

3. Author Profile (within 200 words only)

in three separate word files to be emailed to after the workshop.

Terms and Conditions

1. Participants can be from anywhere across the world with a minimum age of 14 years

2. Manuscripts maybe submitted by 30th July 2021

3. In case the work is not selected for publishing, the particiant would be intimated via email and 30% of the Registration fee would be refunded back within 7 working days

For any queries feel free to write to us anytime at!

NOTE - Decision with regards to selecting winner lies with Ukiyoto Publishing only and no representation in any form would be entertained

In case you are unable to register by purchasing the ticket please write to us so that we can send you a separate Manual Ticket either by Paypal or regional currency.


  • Regular

  • Combo of 3

    This includes 3 tickets and will admit a group of 3 people to the workshop.




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