Writing for Children - With Judith Heneghan

£600.00

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If you book for more than one person, we will ask for the details of additional people when you check out, so that we can contact them to register.

Discounts usually apply for multiple bookings as follows: 2  – 5%, 3 – 7%, 4+ – 10%.  These discounts are per person and are on top of any offers while they last and will be reflected in basket price shown.  Discounts do not always apply.

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What will I get from this course?

2023 could be the year you write that book for children – story or non-fiction – with the support of local writer Judith Heneghan!

This 12-week course will explore the various key elements of writing in a way that will interest, excite, enchant youngsters

If you are a dedicated reader and determined to write something of your own, this could could be your launch-pad!

As the course progresses you will be expected to work on your project and present excerpts.

Peer support will be as important on the course as input/guidance from the tutor.

Here is a detailed course outline:

Find out more: Course outline, writing for children

 

 

 

Judith Heneghan

Judith is a writer and senior lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Winchester. She has written extensively for young readers, and her first novel for adults, Snegurochka, was shortlisted for the Edward Stanford travel writing awards.

The course last for 12 weeks, not including holidays.

The course dates are 18th, 25th  Jan | 1st, 8th Feb | half-term break | 22nd Feb | 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd 29th March | Easter break | 19th, 26th April

Places are limited to 12.  There is a simple application process – please do not book and pay until you have been offered a place.

To apply, please send us the following to bookings@language-academy.uk

  • Something (anything you like) about yourself.  Max 500 words
  • An overview of your reading history and preferences.  Max 500 words
  • A piece of writing that could interest children, fiction or non-fiction.  If fiction, please give an overview of the story to put the excerpt in context..  Max 750 words.

We will contact you within a week to confirm whether or not we are able to offer a place.  The application process is not a “test” but a way for us to ensure that all course participants are on the right wavelength.  If an early-bird discount is offered, it will be based on the date you submit your application.

 

 

Tell me more about this course...

You need to commit to working on your particular project with a view to getting your manuscript completed.

Teacher
Judith Heneghan
Judith is a writer and senior lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Winchester. She has written extensively for young readers, and her first novel for adults, Snegurochka, was shortlisted for the Edward Stanford travel writing awards.
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