Children's Writing Course
ACS Distance Education
children, book publishing, Distance learning
There are ten lessons in this course, as follows:
Introduction: Understanding Children - their thoughts, needs, development.
Overview of Children’s Writing: Categories (fiction & non fiction), understanding the market place; analyse & understand what is needed for the different categories, etc.
Conceptualisation: Conceiving a concept…where & how to find inspiration/influence. Developing a concept … how to plan.
Children’s Writing for Periodicals: Children’s pages in magazines, newspapers, etc.
Non-Fiction: Texts - writing to satisfy curriculum. Other - nature, history, biography, hobbies.
Fiction: Settings, Characterisation, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Adventure.
Picture Books and Story Books.
Editing your work: Grammar, spelling & punctuation. Improving clarity. Cleaning out clutter; expansions.
Project - write a short story, picture book or kids page for a (hypothetical) periodical.
Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Writing-and-Journalism/CHILDRENS-WRITING-BWR104-277.aspx
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