A Creative Writing Workshop was organized by the English Department of Carmel College from 1st to 4th August. The resource person was Mr Rajnish Dhawan, Associate Professor from the University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford- Canada.The workshop was attended by the students of Carmel College, members and staff of the English Department from St. Xaviers College, the members of the Mustard Seed Company and participants from other well known Institutions in Goa.

The workshop focused on Intensive Creative Writing: Fiction writing and elements of Drama. The 28 participants enjoyed the workshop and actively interacted with each other as well as the resource person and displayed a keen interest in the activities conducted during the Workshop. The first two days of the workshop focused on writing fiction i.e. the distinction between plot and story and parts of a story while the last two days focused on elements of Drama. The workshop on the whole was well received and served as a powerful resource that enlightened the minds of the participants.