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Writing for Children

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  • Sat 26 Aug ’17, 9:30am – 4:30pm


Wellington High School, 249 Taranaki St, Mt Cook, Wellington Show map



Want to write for children, but not sure where to start? Award-winning children’s author Helen ("Jenny No-Knickers") will guide you through a series of writing exercises to generate ideas for children’s short stories, picture and chapter books, will help you expand ideas you may already have and provide information about the requirements of different children’s book genres.

By the end of the workshop, you'll be able to:
- Complete writing exercises to generate and expand ideas for children’s books
- Identify the requirements of different genres of children’s books
- Follow publishers’ formatting guidelines, and prepare scripts accordingly
- Identify the next steps for your own writing, including possible publishing opportunities

Bring pen and paper and lunch (tea and coffee provided).

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