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Finding an original way to approach a story can be difficult – how to come up with something that hasn’t been done before? Sometimes, changing your point of view can be the key, by finding an unusual character. And if words get in the way, try writing a story without words at all!
In this session, Andrew guides students through the process of creating a silent picture book, particularly the importance of strong characters and simple, clear narratives. For younger students in particular, who may struggle with a limited vocabulary, using pictures to tell a story is an excellent introduction to narrative writing.
Dinosaurs have inspired, excited and terrified generations of children, and many grown up kids too. Far from new knowledge ‘running out’, the last two decades have seen more paradigm shifts in our understanding of how dinosaurs lived than in the previous century or more, and more discoveries of increasingly bizarre species – vegetarian carnivores, bristle-tailed […]
The story of the French village of Villers-Bretonneux, and the link between it and Australia over nearly a century, is one of the greatest and most moving to emerge from the First World War. As the centenaries of the outbreak of war, Gallipoli, and the battle of Villers-Bretonneux (which occurred on Anzac Day, 1918) approach, […]