From picture books to teen thrillers: learn the art of writing for children and young adults on our range of weekday, evening and weekend courses. Our tutors are all successful children's authors who can provide guidance and constructive feedback as you get to grips with the genre and begin to write your story. All our writing courses are taught by practicing writers.
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Course Date: Sat 14 Jul 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWould you like to write a picture book text for young children? This course is designed for children's writers and for illustrators wishing to write their own stories. Develop both your ideas and your technique.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £40.00
Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetYoung adult fiction is booming. Find out more about this exciting genre and how it differs from other forms of writing for adults and children. Learn the essential techniques and, with support from your tutor, develop your own ideas for YA stories.Full fee: £119.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £48.00
Course Date: Sat 11 Aug 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIn this interactive workshop you will be exploring a range of poetic styles for the different age groups. There will be plenty of practical activities, and a chance to perform a poem in a final ‘slam’.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £59.00Concession: £24.00
Course Date: Sat 18 Aug 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetYou’re a writer with some experience and a great idea for a children’s novel, but plotting is the thing that lets you down. Spend two days in this interactive workshop, learning about structure and developing your idea into a compelling plot.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £40.00