Always wanted to write a picture book? This course will teach you tips and techniques for developing your ideas, organising them into a story, polishing them into a finished manuscript and submitting them to publishers and competitions.
Discover what makes a great picture book and learn techniques and tips to help you develop and write your own.
The course begins with a brief introduction to the picture book genre and then using a mixture of discussion, teaching, Q & A, exercises and feedback, we will cover the main aspects of the writing craft required to write your own, including:
We will also cover techniques and advice for editing and rewriting your own work, information on submitting your work, getting published, competitions and writer resources.
Anyone keen to write a picture book, anyone who has an unfinished or rejected manuscript sitting in a bottom drawer, those who may be looking to use their own illustrations. Please note this course is designed for adult learners writing for children.
Join us at 9am for a cuppa and to hear Carole Beu of the Women's Bookshop talk about her raves and faves.
Children's Book Illustration with Sandra Morris
From 2018 course: