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Writing for children is big business. Despite the oft forecast demise of reading, demand for quality children’s books is strong and there has been significant growth in this market over the past few years. If you’re keen to write stories that will keep children reading under the covers after lights out, if you’re interested to know more about the puzzling business of publishing, or if you harbour dreams of being the next JK Rowling or Andy Griffiths, then this course is for you.
Jacqueline Harvey will guide participants through a practical look at writing for children; from goal setting and understanding what you want to achieve, to finding your voice and knowing how to grow your story.
The course will cover everything you need to get started including:
Are you daunted by the prospect of writing a narrative? Do you find it impossible to come up with ideas and the thought of writing for an audience fills you with dread? Then you probably know how a good many of your students feel when they have to produce a story. As a highly experienced […]
Jacqueline Harvey’s writing workshops give students opportunities to discuss their ideas, do lots of writing and share their work with others. Focusing on a range of activities, designed to assist young writers to develop their skills and gain an understanding of the writing process, Jacqueline can tailor a program to meet specific curriculum outcomes as […]