Bureau plays vital role in spreading language, literature.
In this regard, the bureau, through its Publication Planning Section, is currently conducting a workshop on Children Novel Writing, to help writers channel their work that is relevant.
Facilitated by Mohd Zefri Ariff, the four-day workshop, which began yesterday at the Balai Sarmayuda of the bureau, aimed to produce talented new and young writers in the children literature genre and guide them to producing a quality children's novel.
The workshop also introduced techniques of writing children's novel; introduce and draw children's interest to read and appreciate the message in the novel; and to provide an understanding of the process of publication.
Yesterday's workshop touched on the introduction topics - comprising definition and structure of story/fiction; definition of novel, literature and community; novel and children; novel writing methods; narratives on facts, abstract, concrete and visual text; and reality and imagination. - Borneo Bulletin