I’ll be running a weekend course for anyone interested in writing for children very soon with Grainne Clear, who is a Senior Editor at Walker Books, London.
There are only 15 places so if you are interested email or text me quick!
Grainne Clear and Sarah Webb (with Lucky)
Writing for Children Weekend with Grainne Clear (Editor) and Sarah Webb (Writer)
Focus on Fiction
Sat 31st August and Sun 1st September
Everything you need to know about writing for children and getting published!
Grainne Clear is a Senior Editor with Walker Books and Sarah Webb is an award-winning children's writer
(look out for our picturebook day in early 2020)
During the weekend they will cover:
Age groups and genres
Creating compelling characters
Plotting and the story arc
Creating authentic dialogue
Rewriting and editing
The world of agents, editors and children's publishing
and much more!
The weekend will also feature a guest author of MG or YA fiction to speak about the day-to-day of being an Irish writer and share their writing tips
Before the course begins, Grainne or Sarah will critique your work (or book idea if you are just starting out) so you can concentrate on the areas that need attention over the two days
Max 15 people to guarantee plenty of individual attention
Cost - including 1 page manuscript critique and notes, lunch on Saturday and coffee/tea both days: e250
Venue: Royal St George Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire (e5 parking per day to the right of the club on the pier, e6 per day in dlr Lexicon Library car park), 2 mins walk from 46A bus stop and Dun Laoghaire DART station
Times: Sat 10am to 5pm (coffee/tea and light lunch provided)
Sun 11am to 4pm (coffee/tea provided)
Booking - firstname.lastname@example.org or text 0866086110