Our workshops aim to connect students and young professionals with trainers in the field of content creation from all areas united in their passion. Our interactive workshops lay the basis for an experience you can hardly get elsewhere.

We also provide customized workshops depending on the collaboration, needs, and requests.

Our ongoing workshops:

Writing workshops

Short Stories’ writing

  • What is a short story?
  • Discussing openings, time & place, points of view & narrative.
  • Creating characters
  • Writing endings
  • Developing the central idea

Articles writing

  • Types of articles
  • Variety writing forms
  • Article structure
  • Headlines, sweeping statements
  • Reading and commentary task
  • Fact or fiction

Information, leaflets, and brochure writing

  • Informative, persuasive, or commentary
  • Design
  • Key features
  • Different types
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Travel writing

  • Informative, descriptive, persuasive, commentary
  • Mainstream history & transformation
  • Comparison & identification
  • Identifying audience and tone

CairoContra's Editor In Chief Giving A Workshop

Debate writing

  • Controversial articles
  • Sweeping statements
  • Interviews, and headlines
  • Informative, persuasive, or commentary
  • Different viewpoints & research
  • Structure

  • Editing workshops
  • Social Media Written Content workshops

Critical thinking: Observation Skills

  • How we think
  • Comparing perceptions
  • Observation and insight
  • Observing & describing the unfamiliar [sensing -> perceiving -> thinking]
  • Building arguments
  • Taking something away from reading

Independent Thinking

  • Defining facts
  • Learning to recognize facts
  • Verifying facts
  • Facts are not absolutes
  • Fact or friction
  • Facts and social pressure
  • Facts and limited senses
  • Statement of facts

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