Inventive exercises stimulate your playful writing side as well as tackle writer's craft. Tuition provides tips and techniques alongside plenty of literary examples to help you take your writing the extra mile.
We focus on portraying children as characters, consider plot, setting, narrative, dialogue and language. Taking inspiration from established children’s authors, we look at the particulars of engaging young readers.
There are lots of occasions to share your work, receive feedback and critique. This course provides a consistent writing practice with others.
On this course, you will:
Learn the fundamental elements of story
Discover how to engage your young reader with exciting language and writer’s craft
Create relatable characters and relationships
Establish your plot, draw up your story arc and structure your scenes
Be given clear, in-depth explanations with lots of examples from published fiction
Participate in small feedback groups
Develop your critical and editorial skills and apply them to your own work
Receive feedback, insightful critique and encouragement from the tutor