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Nat’l artists for literature to writers: Write for the nation

Nat’l artists for literature to writers: Write for the nation

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CREATIVE WRITING scholars and writers gathered at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) from April 20 to 22 to review the roles of literary writers in the nation and the rise of alternative platforms for the preservation and propagation of literature to younger generations. National Artist for Literature Bienvenido Lumbera said literary writers, through their works, influence their readers’ views on the realities of the society. “Depende kung ano ang wika na iyong ginagamit bilang author, mayroon kang naaabot na audience. Hindi lang [‘yung] audience kung hindi pati na ‘yung buhay ng audience na ‘yun ay naaabot sa pamamagitan ng wika,” Lumbera said during the 2017 International Conference on Education, Literatures, and Creative Writing. “Samakatuwid, kung susulat ka tungkol sa kw...
Research vital in writing, filmmaking, say writers

Research vital in writing, filmmaking, say writers

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RENOWNED WRITERS and professors encouraged Artlets and budding writers to include research in their writing process — be it fictional or academic. “Ang proseso ng pananaliksik ay may angkop na kapangyarihan. Kapag magaling kang tumuklas, sigurado ako, hindi ka matatanga ng mundo,” UST Research Center on Culture, Education, and Social Issues (UST RCCESI) Director Assoc. Prof. Clarence Batan said in a forum held yesterday. Guest speakers Himala scriptwriter Ricky Lee and Ligo na U, Lapit na Me author Eros Atalia, both Palanca awardees, said extensive research is important in the field of writing and filmmaking. “Matinding research ang kinakailangang i-consider mo para [sa isang akda] at sa kung ano ‘yung kayang gawin ng producer at hindi kayang gawin ng producer,” Atalia said. ...