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KMAG Online Writing Workshop: All you Need to know.

This informative article is created for the applicants showing interest to participate in the Online Writing Workshop that we plan to start from Sept 1st.

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KMAG is conducting an online writing workshop for individuals looking to build their writing skill. This workshop will be of 100 days long where the participants will be trained on different types of writing through tasks and activities in a real-world fashion.

Why are we doing it?

  1. To empower individuals by teaching them how to express their thoughts and ideas through content writing.
  2. To establish a culture of sharing knowledge and information through blogs and other channels.
  3. To train individuals in professional writing that would help them to communicate effectively in their professional world.
  4. To help students get better with their academic activities that require better writing.
  5. To guide writing enthusiasts in developing the writing skill to pursue their passion towards writing.
  6. To help writing enthusiasts to explore writing as a career.
  7. Build a community of intellects and writers and work closely with in spreading knowledge and ideas, thoughts and views, in the form of contents.

In short, we are doing it because we strongly believe that our youth force are in desperate need of writing skills without which it will be very tough for them to function in this modern world where everything begins from writing.

How will the workshop be conducted and how it is different from other writing workshops?

As we believe that writing cannot be learned through theory alone nor a week of practice will provide practical benefits, this workshop is designed more in an Internship Model, where participants are to be involved with us in writing activities and with the mix of theory and activities, we will be training and mentoring the participants on writing.

Since we believe, building a writing skills is same as building muscles, that can be accomplished only through vigorous exercises and right guidance, we have designed the writing workshop in a day-wise plan for next 100 days that on each day participants are to get involved in certain tasks and activities under the direct supervision of available trainers and mentors.

Frequently Asked Questions

What will be the timing?

A: Whatever timing works for you, between 8 AM to 8 PM Nepali time. You are to choose your own timing. Based on your timing, we will plan out the workshop for you. For example, if you have college in the morning, you can book the slot of 6-8 PM, or if you want to spend one hour in the morning for the workshop and another one hour in the evening, you can even do that.

How many hours do I need to give every day for the workshop?


A: We want you to spend at least 2 hours of your day for this workshop.

Does that mean, I have to be in the class for 2 hours every day?

A: No. It only means you have to invest 2 hours of your day on different tasks and activities that we have designed for you. You need to be with our mentors and trainers only during the time of lectures and tasks briefing, and while taking feedbacks. Other than that, you can be offline and involve with the tasks.

I am currently abroad. Can I as well join the workshop? If so, what about timing?

YES YOU CAN. We have lots of applicants from abroad as well from different time zones. In your case, we have special arrangement.

What can I expect to learn from this workshop?



The tentative weekly plan for the workshop for now is:
Week 1. Basics on writing and communication.
Week 2: Story telling/story writing.
Week 3: Blogs / WordPress
Week 4: Research writing.
Week 5 – 6 : Content writing.
Week 7: Revision / Test.
Week 8-9: Professional writing.
Week 9-10: Creative writing.
Week 11: Reporting.
Week 12: Finale

To add more fun to your workshop experience, your articles and works produced during the workshop will also be shared in KMAG as well as there will be different fun projects giving you first-hand experience in content creation and research. We also plan to help you get paid projects to add extra motivation in carrying on your writing activities. Also please note that after the completion of the workshop, some of the participants may get a chance to work with KMAG as its writer since we will love to have our trained writers in our team.

What will happen if I miss the class?


Nothing as such to worry. You will start from where you had left. For example, you took the class for next 10 days and then needed a week break. Once you are back, you will be starting from where you had left. Please note that, it’s not 3 month course, but rather 100-day workshop and you pay the amount for 100 days you have attended. Whether it takes 3 months for you to complete or 6 months, you will be paying the same amount.

What if I want to quit in middle of the workshop? Will I get my money back?

If you have paid the whole amount, that is Rs. 6000, your money will be refunded deducting the days/months spent. If you were paying on a monthly basis, then depending on the circumstances and days spent, you will be getting the refund.

Will I get the certificate?

Yes. You will be getting a certificate from us for successfully completing the workshop along with an assessment report on your performance during the workshop.

How much do I need to pay now for the admission?

The total fee for the workshop is Rs. 6000, that you can pay on a monthly basis or can pay the full amount right away. For some people, paying the full amount works better because that way they tend to be more committed and serious . Like for example, subscribing a gym only for a month versus subscribing a gym for 3 months can make the difference in terms of commitment. Whatever works for you. After all, it’s not like you will lose your money if you decide to quit.

How to make the payment?

From the following 3 options, what works best for you.

Option 1:  Esewa.
Step 1:  Search KMAG on Esewa.  
Step 2:  Fill up the form with the details, selecting “KMAG Event” on payment for section.
Step 3:  Make the payment.

Option 2:  Bank Transfer.
Kaagmedia Pvt Ltd.
Nabil Bank, New Baneshwor
A/C 3101017501382

Option 3:  Scan & Pay 


Once the payment is made, please send us the photo of receipt through email or Whatsapp to 9841493770, just to avoid any kind of confusion.

Conclusion

This workshop will be your life-time experience in “learning writing by doing,” in an internship model under the guidance and mentorship of experts and professionals. Transferring our knowledge and skills through this 100-day workshop so that you rise and shine personally and professionally is our motive. And hey!

If you have any question or inquiry, feel free to call us at 9841493770 or email us to [email protected]

If you are new here and have not yet applied for the “KMAG Online Writing Workshop,” please CLICK HERE to apply.

Also, please note that, if you can’t participate in the upcoming workshop but wish to participate in the future, you can still fill up the form. Will make it easy for us to reach you when we are ready for another group.

All the best!!

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JPT story: Marry me because I am rich

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“Marry me.”

“I have a boyfriend.”

“Dump him.”

“I can’t. I love him.”

“Love is just a feeling. Leave him and that lovely-dovely feeling will be gone as well.”

“I don’t want the feeling to go away. I am happy this way.”

“I can keep you much happier.”

“Oh really? How?”

“I will get you a mansion with everything in it that you ever dreamt of; will have a swimming pool to the theatre, servants to caretakers. Give you the best car available. Invest in your passion and help you establish yourself as a successful businesswoman. Let you buy anything you want to have. Just imagine a life that you have everything and you can do anything before you die, would not have a perfect life? That’s your happiness I am guaranteeing you if you marry me.”

“WOW! So you are actually buying happiness for me! All this time, I was thinking one can’t buy happiness, but you just claimed that you actually can.

“Yes, I believe happiness can be bought. You just have to be rich enough.”

“Are you happy, since you are quite rich?

“Yes.”

“Then why are you forcing me to marry you as if you are so desperate and in need of someone in life to fill your empty unhappy life?”

“I am happy already. Just that now I want a wife to complete my life.”

“You don’t know anything about me but you are so obsessed to marry me. It can only mean you are attracted to me and basically, you want to marry my outlook, and in return you want me to marry your money, isn’t it? And you want me to carry your babies and raise them up, that your parents and relatives be happy and proud of your life. You actually want a machine that can produce babies and you are here to buy the machine at any cost since you have money. OR, you want to marry a girl that you can flash around saying “look what a hot and beautiful woman I found.” It’s all your ego and your life, isn’t it?”

“You are overreacting to my simple interest in marrying you.”

“Wow! so marriage is just that “simple interest” for you?”

“You are blind in love so you are not understanding how lucky you are that I am showing interest – the richest guy in town – that many girls would die to marry. Don’t be stupid. Once all this love crap is gone, you will realize what a mistake you did by rejecting my proposal.

“Let me explain to you my love life. Every morning I wake up with his good morning message and that lightens up my day. You see? I start my every day with a smile. Then I go to the gym. He is my motivation to stay young, stay healthy. I probably would not hit the gym and jog every day, if he was not in my life. I would just be lazy most of the day. My career, my study, it all revolves around our future life and dreams and desires. We dream to buy our house in some place, we dream to buy a car and go around touring the country. We have lots of plans and dreams. All those plans and dreams keep me moving, keep me focused, and it is the same for him. Now, let’s assume, I just leave him and marry you right away. I wake up with no good morning message and that would feel horrible. You may try to take his place but I don’t have that feeling and connection with you, so I will never feel that exact oxytocin rush. You will give me the house but it won’t be the same as the house I had dreamt to share with the man I love. You will give me the best car but the man sitting next to me would not be the man I love and I would feel empty. Servants would serve us dinner but I will be always missing the life where I would serve food for the man I love. Marrying you is like marrying Mr. Trump. I will have everything but not joy and happiness. And with this empty soul walking around your house and life, you too will feel sad and angry and guilty. Then our kids will suffer. That will make us more sad and depressed. You see, Mr. Richie? you can’t really buy happiness.

“But once married, you have no choice than to accept me and you will learn to love me and all these filmy notions of romance will be back to cheer you up, darling. What’s your problem?”

“Oh poor boy, you don’t even know how love works.”

“Ugh! Love, love love!! isn’t there anything in life that will compensate romance and love and still keep people happy together?”

“Okay listen. I have a friend who I am sure would love to marry you. Wanna meet her?”

“I don’t want to meet anyone. I just want you.”

“Why is that?”

“Because I like you more than anyone else.”

“There you go. You see? That “I like you” feeling matters more than anything. I like my boyfriend. I don’t like you. Find somebody that you can like, and you be liked back for what you are to each other in wild. That’s what marriage is all about. If you look for a breeding machine or look for a woman that can be bought, you will invite nothing but misery and sadness in your life. The Sooner you understand it, the better your life will be. Decades of togetherness defying the biology and nature won’t work, Mr. Money guy.”

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Living is enough

JPT Story

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Father: “Bachnu matra thulo kura ho? Bachna ta kukur pani bachirako chha” Is life all about living? What about achievement in life?

Son: Tell that to a wife whose husband is suffering from cancer and going to die soon. Ask her if she wants her husband lying and breathing and nothing much or she wishes him dead. Tell that to a mother who lost her son over a suicide that if doing-nothing-but-only-alive son would be enough for her or not. Tell that to a child who lost one of the parents who anyway wasn’t doing anything in life.

Dad, you haven’t lost anyone in life, so you can tell staying alive is nothing. When you lose someone then you will know staying alive itself is an achievement when millions die everyday prematurely.

I am alive, and that’s an achievement itself. Greater achievement is to be successful, rich, popular, etc, I understand, but you know what is the greatest achievement? It is to stay alive happily and independently. All the success, money, popularity, this and that only falls in between the achievement and the greatest achievement.

Dad, I am alive, I am happy, and I am independent. Maybe, per your definition and perception, I am not achieving anything. But to me, this version of me is the highest form of achievement. Don’t worry.

Hey KMAG Readers,

Glad to see you here. Since you are here, don’t forget to drop your email address. We want to surprise you.

Much love and regards,
KMAG

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A BREAK-UP LETTER

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Dear Love,

Let me tell you this again and again. I love you, loud and proud; deeply, madly, truly. Never thought, I would be loving anyone this much. You know, I used to find it funny when people say “I would die for you” but now I know such feeling is real, because I can relate. Damn! you got me.

Spending rest of my life with you was my biggest dream and I would want nothing more. Serving you, caring for you, growing old with you, they are the desires I long for every day, every second. Despite, I am calling off this relationship because it hurts to be an option. This may look harsh and hasty decision but trust me, I am saying this to you for the first time, but it has been in my head for many months now. So please take this as my final decision.

I know you have always tried your best to make me feel loved and cared, but even in those moments of love and care, I could sense you were only trying to be nice and babe, that hurts like hell. Every time when we were together in cafe, in street, in house party at friends place, I could see your mind and eyes were constantly searching for better one that you wish were with you instead of me. I pretended to never felt that way but deep inside, I always could feel “I am just an option” and it feels like shi*t to be “just an option.”

I tried fooling myself zillions times “hey stop overthinking” but how can I convince myself with those arrhythmic steps, wandering eyes, lost and zoned out you even in my presence? You can pretend but not your nerves, not your lips, not your touch. I appreciate your attempt of trying out so hard to synchronise your verbal and non-verbal gesture but your biology just can’t lie. Sorry babe, I have mastered over you. I wish I could never read those non-verbal gestures.

I know I am the one you would be happily settling with if you could not find someone better than me, and I know you would love me and care for me but again only if you couldn’t find someone better. Yes, Yes! That I have been saying. That “being option” is killing me, my love. I don’t want to be an option and live insecure forever fearing when you will find your ideal partner and me being dumped. I want to be The One, like the way you are to me, but you are not. And hey! it’s okay, you don’t have to be. When you find your ideal one, you will definitely be The One.

So love of my life, I am calling this off with heavy heart, drowning in the pool of tears but I know, it is still a better option than to be in somebody’s life as an option, especially when that somebody is world to you.

Please don’t try to find me to console me. I will find the solace in the agony because I know whatever the hell I will be going through for now will still be a temporary which is still better than the temporary feeling of being loved and cared just to fall in the same loop of “just an option,” after some days.

I am giving up on you. Sorry!

Goodbye,

Hey KMAG Readers,

Glad to see you here. Since you are here, don’t forget to drop your email address. We want to surprise you.

Much love and regards,
KMAG

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