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Young adult fiction often focuses upon pivotal moments in young people’s lives: the life changing decisions, accidents and experiences that shape the people they become. This workshop will equip you with ideas and techniques for tapping into the juicier young adult subjects and bringing them to life.
Writing about: Sex Peer group pressure and difficult decisions Difficult parent / teenager relationships
A writing workshop that will enable young people to write creatively about peer group pressure and its influence on decision making. Participants will be given the opportunity to write about any topic they choose, so long as it involves peer group pressure and decision-making. Topics that may come up include: sex, drugs, binge drinking, dangerous […]
Novelist and short story writer Daniel Ducrou shares his experiences of getting his work into print for the first time and having the confidence to call himself a writer. An inspirational session for new and emerging talent. Daniel shares the details of his unusual journey from surf-and-skate-obsessed-anti-reading-heavy-metal-musician to novelist. The session also looks at finding […]