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A motivational talk that encourages young people to make good choices in life.
Using age appropriate material, Pat explains how stories work and the tricks authors use to come up with ideas and write effective narratives. He uses a combination of humorous anecdotes, games, readings and student participation to emphasise the importance of reading and writing. Topics: My life. Tricks authors use to come up with ideas. Power […]
Pat takes students through the process of coming up with ideas, introductions, middles and endings. He breaks down the elements of a story and looks at effective techniques to grab and hold the reader’s attention. Topics: Coming up with ideas. Simple introductions. Building tension in the middle. Endings with a twist. Editing techniques.