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Jane Godwin: Online Session: As Happy as Here and When Rain turns to Snow

Session Info:

A session focussing on Jane’s upper middle-grade novels As Happy as Here (published in August 2019) and When Rain Turns to Snow (published in July 2020) to demonstrate and explore narrative writing. An interactive talk that includes discussion of story ideas, planning, drafting, language, character and plot. Jane involves the students and their contributions and ideas at every step. (Does not need students to necessarily be familiar with either book.)

Topics covered

* generating ideas
* aspects of the writing process – planning, drafting, language, character and plot
* tips and encouragement for the students’ own writing
* enthusiasm and support for students to engage in reading and all the
reasons why this is a great idea!

Delivery platform

Skype, zoom, Youtube

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