Writing for Children
Duration: 2.5 hours taster / 4 week course
The Writing for Children course is delivered by published author and teacher Helen Aitchison. The course will give learners the opportunity to explore and develop writing for a young audience. From a taster course to more in-depth, it provides useful, practical advice and inspiration to those wishing to write children’s books.
Over the duration of the course, learners will gain an insight into writing children’s stories and poems.
- Types of children’s books, genre and novel trends
- Marketability and first-hand accounts from published authors
- Telling your story – from idea to finished piece
- Writing exercises
- Novel structure
- Writing for competitions and submissions
- Publishing routes
Please note: taster sessions will provide light touch information and guidance. 4 week courses will provide in-depth, practical activities and tutor feedback.