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What do we do during our entire 8-week

    "Become a Published Author" Creative Writing Course?

 

Week One

We provide the children with Workshop Materials. (Booklet, Writing Materials)

We discuss story types, different genre's of writing and speak with all children about their

style of writing. 

We continue to discuss:   Story Board Creation and Story Theme Development

                                                  "Bubble Brainstorming" and Story Board Creation

                                                  Further discussion on story ideas and development

                                                  How to start the Story

                                     Including: Exercises on Story Brainstorming

     *We touch briefly on Character creation and Character relationships (within the story)

                             

Week Two

We finalise "Bubble Brainstorming" and focus on Story Creation and continue developing Ideas

We continue to discuss:   Story Theme Development

                                                  Further "Bubble Brainstorming" for the majority of the story

                                                  Character creation and importance of character relationships

                                                  Story Climax / Turning Points in a story

                                                  We formally start the story - in very basic form 

 

                                      Including: Exercises on Story Boarding and character creation

                                                        Brief Introduction on grammar, punctuation and spelling 

        *some children may have started their story by this point.

Week Three

We further develop Story Creation and continue writing with deep continued focus on

Character Creation 

We continue to discuss:   Story Theme Development

                                                  Further deep Character creation and importance of Character relationships

                                                  Children continue to write their story

 

                                       Including: Exercises on Character creation and Story Climax / Exciting Turning Points in a Story              

                                                        Continued brief discussion on grammar, punctuation and spelling

Week Four

We further develop the stories continuing the draft of the story with a focus on reaching the end of creating the story

We continue to discuss:   Story writing incorporating story climaxes/ exciting turning points

                                                  Story writing with a focus on dramatic language and expression

                                       Including: Exercises on working towards drafting the entire story

                                                        Continued brief discussion on grammar, punctuation and spelling

Week Five - Eight

 

We aim to finalise our stories with the focus on:

We continue to discuss:    Story finalisation / the overall Storyline

                                                   Story writing incorporating making sense of storylines and story climaxes / turning points

                                                   Finalising the story writing with a focus on dramatic language and expression

                                                   Making sense of the story whilst respecting grammar!

                                                   Continued Story writing until completion of the story

     At this point, the children should have completed

       their stories. Should they require additional story

          refinement, we will work together to refine and 

            complete the story until it is complete as part

              of the package.

 

Up Next....   publishing the Story

At this point, we will talk with you about publishing your

child's story and bringing it to life on the Amazons Bookstore. 

What is in the Package?

5 x Workshops

All Writing Materials and Writing Booklet

Follow up Assistance until completing of the Published Book 

5 Copies of the Published Book

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