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Belinda Murrell: Plotting and Planning

Session Info:

Fail to Plan. Plan to Fail. This creative writing workshops is a mixture of brainstorming games, lightning writing activities, plotting exercises, discussions, story creation, readings from children’s work and Q&A sessions, with the emphasis on being fun, dynamic and interactive. Through these activities we explore the elements of writing such as planning, plotting, dialogue, beginnings and endings.

  • Plot graph – rollercoaster plan
  • Causing trouble – obstacles and problems
  • Story planning
  • Beginnings and endings
  • ADD – action, dialogue, description
  • Lightning Writing – Action scene
  • Writing Tips
  • Student Q&A

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