Creative Writing Ink is offering an online course facilitated by Irish author and illustrator Oisín McGann. There are still a few spots left if you want to sign up!
Course Start Date: April 23, 2012
Course Duration: 6 weeks
Course outline at http://creativewriting.ie/writing-for-children-course/
More information at http://www.creativewriting.ie/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Writing for Children course will cover the basics of storytelling and the specific aspects of writing for children and young adults.
Areas that will be looked at include:
- how to generate ideas
- how to use observation
- description of both character and setting
- using dialogue and ensuring a good pace and plot
- how to tailor your writing for different age groups
There will be short practical exercises at each stage of the course.
Oisín will also be giving tips on how to get published, and how to market your books once you get published.
Places are strictly limited to 12.