Brigitte Rozario

Malaysian Writer . Journalist . Editor
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Writing Workshop for Teens Poster v4

Date: 18 March, 2017

Time: 8.30am-5pm

Venue: Plasticity, 15-2, jalan PJU 7/7A, Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya (above Klinik Pakar Kanak-Kanak Junina)

Fee: RM200 (inclusive of materials, lunch and tea)

Eligibility: 13-17 years old


Creative Writing

Fiction vs Non-Fiction

Developing Stories

Learn about:

Fiction vs Non-Fiction: When to use it

Non-Fiction doesn’t need to be boring

Know your audience

Be original (Say no to plagiarism)


Be concise

When do insert quotes/statistics

Fiction is about developing a story

Purpose / Genre


Character development






Who should join:

  • Those who like writing
  • Teens who want to pursue a career in writing
  • Teens who are creative
  • Those who like storytelling
  • Teens who love stories


About the Facilitators:


jamilahJAMILAH SAMIAN is the author of The Kindness Miracle, Cool Mum Super Dad, Cool Boys Super Sons and The Groovy Guide to Parenting Gen Y and Z.

Jamilah Samian is a Certified Professional Trainer (CPT), an accreditation she earned from the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM). She is an NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Practitioner registered with the ABNLP (American Board of NLP).

She is is an active member of Toastmasters International and has addressed audiences at various organisations including Bursa Malaysia, Shell, Toyota UMW, Yayasan Khazanah, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), and Petronas.

She has presented her ideas in London and Sheffield (United Kingdom), Edinburgh (Scotland), Durban (South Africa), Melbourne and Sydney (Australia), Doha and Al-Khor (Qatar), Muscat (Oman), Kuwait, Singapore and Malaysia.

Jamilah believes in the amazing human capacity to change for the better. She specialises in and is keen on helping others, especially educators, parents and women, to explore and discover their inherent abilities for effective personal change specifically in building self-confidence and self-motivation. On 8 March 2015 (International Women’s Day), Jamilah was named as one of 8 Inspiring Women of Malaysia by SuriaKLCC.

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brigitte_rozario_1BRIGITTE ROZARIO is a freelance writer and editor based in Selangor. She has been a journalist since 1989, attached to The Star for 23 years.

As a writer, her past clients include Microsoft Malaysia, DHL, Honda, Audit Bureau of Circulations, Maxis and Petronas.

She has also done ghost writing and copy-editing for local publishing houses.

She has published 5 books – a picture book series called The Adventures of Beebo & Friends (published by MPH), and a customised book called First Day at School (published by Pixajoy).

She also founded a parenting website called Thots n Tots.

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To register: Call (012) 261-1175 (Registration closes on March 14, 2017)