Budding authors given writing tips at Riyadh book fair

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The Literary Club of Riyadh, which is taking part in the book fair, aims to support young talent by putting their written work in print for free. (SPA)
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The Literary Club of Riyadh, which is taking part in the book fair, aims to support young talent by putting their written work in print for free. (SPA)
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The Literary Club of Riyadh, which is taking part in the book fair, aims to support young talent by putting their written work in print for free. (SPA)
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The Literary Club of Riyadh, which is taking part in the book fair, aims to support young talent by putting their written work in print for free. (SPA)
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The Literary Club of Riyadh, which is taking part in the book fair, aims to support young talent by putting their written work in print for free. (SPA)
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The Literary Club of Riyadh, which is taking part in the book fair, aims to support young talent by putting their written work in print for free. (SPA)
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The Literary Club of Riyadh, which is taking part in the book fair, aims to support young talent by putting their written work in print for free. (SPA)
Updated 19 March 2019
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Budding authors given writing tips at Riyadh book fair

  • This year’s event, which runs until March 23, is being staged in the capital under the theme “The Book is the Gate of the Future”

RIYADH: Visitors to a Saudi book fair have been given free chapter-and-verse writing tips on how to produce top content.
Abeer Al-Jarbou, Arabic teacher at King Saud University, has been running interactive workshops on writing strategies as part of the Riyadh International Book Fair’s cultural program. Participants were shown how to generate ideas and put their thoughts into words in a simple and concise way, and Al-Jarbou also highlighted the importance of checking and proofreading content.
The popular education and training workshops also pointed to the benefits of gaining feedback on written material and following industry influencers.
This year’s event, which runs until March 23, is being staged in the capital under the theme “The Book is the Gate of the Future.”
The Literary Club of Riyadh, which is taking part in the book fair, aims to support young talent by putting their written work in print for free.
Abdulrahman Al-Jasser, a member of the club’s governing council, said it had printed numerous critically acclaimed literary and cultural publications by young people, 20 by first-time writers, and these included novels, poetry and prose. SPA Riyadh


Saudi deputy defense minister arrives in Russia for official visit

Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. (SPA)
Updated 24 April 2019
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Saudi deputy defense minister arrives in Russia for official visit

  • Prince Khalid was welcomed by Saudi Ambassador to Russia Dr. Raed Qurmali and other high ranking officials

MOSCOW: A delegation led by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi deputy minister of defense, has arrived in Russia for an official visit, during which the members will take part in the eighth Moscow Conference on International Security and hold a number of meetings.

Prince Khalid was welcomed by Saudi Ambassador to Russia Dr. Raed Qurmali, military adviser Maj. Gen. Talal Al-Otaibi and Military Attache Gen. Mohammad Al-Mutairi, along with the deputy chief of staff of the Russian defense ministry and other civilian and military officials.