Online Writing for Children Course

Oisín McGann works full time as an author and illustrator. He has written and illustrated numerous books for young children, including the Mad Grandad series and The Forbidden Files series. He has also published eleven novels.

DURATION: 6 weeks

FEE: £140 

Start Date: February 6, 2018

Places are strictly limited to 12 – early booking advisable.

This online writing for children course is suitable for adults who would like to write books for children or young adults. The six-week course will cover the following topics:

how to generate ideas
how to use observation
description of character and setting
ensuring a good pace and plot
how to tailor your writing for different age groups
how to get published and how to market your books once you are published.

Each module will contain short exercises and Oisin will provide feedback on those exercises.

Please note that this writing for children course is suitable for adults who would like to write for children/young adults. To find out more about our writing courses for children and teenagers, please click here for our Creative Writing Course for Children (for 8-11 year olds) or here for our Writing for Teenagers course.

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Our next Online Writing for Children Course course starts on 06/02/2018

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Here's what our clients have to say

  • “I thought the writing for children course was fantastic. It was structured well and the exercises were interesting and challenging. I feel I really got a lot out of the feedback and the hints and tips were extremely helpful, and I’m putting some into practice as we speak!” Nigel

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