Students in Khorfakkan schools learn the basics of short story writing

Sharjah 24: Mohammed Saleh Al Suwaiji, Director of the Eastern Region Branch of the Sharjah Department of Culture (SDC), has revealed a preliminary plan which includes the organization of 120 cultural programs in the cities’ literary councils of the Eastern region in 2023.
In this context, within the framework of the activities and programs of the literary councils of the Eastern region for the month of May, the Department of Culture organized a training course entitled “The basics of writing a short story”, at the Literary Council of Khorfakkan, presented by writer and author Kholoud Mohammed Al Hafiti.

Al Suwaiji said the course targets school students, as part of the department’s guidelines to enhance cultural awareness, discover young talents and energies, and provide them with means of support to develop these skills.

He added that the literary councils have become an influential platform in the region’s cultural movement, prompting the department to raise the ceiling of ambitions towards the influential role of these councils, highlighting the preparation of a preliminary plan that includes the organization of 120 cultural programs in the literary councils of the Eastern region during the year 2023.

During the course, which was attended by about 80 students from different schools in Khorfakkan, Al Hafiti discussed the primitive roots of history and the methods of its circulation and writing, explaining the types of history in literature, elements and different text writing styles.

Scott R. Banks