Online Creative Writing Course for Children

TUTOR: Molly Ellson holds a First Class Honours degree in English Literature and has written for the likes of Dean Street Press. She is currently a shadow writer for Writing East Midlands and was the assistant editor and a contributing writer at Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine. Molly loves to share her passion for language and literature with others; she lived in France for a year, teaching English and creative writing to high school students, and often volunteers at her local library for the Summer Reading Challenge.

DURATION: 6 weeks

Start Date: July 27th, 2022 – 2 places remaining

Our creative writing courses for children are in huge demand and are filling up very quickly, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

FEE: £140

You don’t have to be online at any particular time or day. Instead, this creative writing course for children is carried out through email correspondence, so you can read the notes
whenever it suits you. There will be weekly notes and assignments over the course of six
weeks.

Your tutor will read each assignment and provide written feedback.

The tutor will email you on the course start date with your first module; please check your Spam/Junk folder for this email.

This is a course for children aged 7-12.

When you have processed the payment, please email us at info@creativewritingink.co.uk with your child’s name and age.

COURSE OUTLINE

Week One: ‘The Lightbulb Moment’ – Ideas and Inspiration

In our first session, you’ll be discovering what it takes to transform that dreaded blank page into oodles of ideas, which are desperate to be in your next story. You’ll learn some tips and tricks on how to actively acquire inspiration from just about anywhere.

Week Two: ‘Where in the World…?’ – Setting

Week two will focus on surroundings. You’ll see how setting can completely alter the mood of your writing and how, by using the five senses, you can turn a dirty rubbish tip into an island of excitement and adventure. You will also have a go at creating your very own world.

Week Three: ‘Who’s Who?’ – Characters

In week three of the online creative writing course for children, you will learn how to create a character from scratch, bring it to life and love it like a best friend. You’ll also look at drawing inspiration from your own experiences to create authentic, multi-dimensional characters.

Week Four: ‘They Said What?!’ – Point of View and Dialogue

During week four, we’ll focus on the writer’s point of view and how it can affect the way a story is told. You’ll also discover different character perspectives and understand how to interweave engaging dialogue into a narrative.

Week Five: ‘Lights, Camera… ACTION’ – Plot and Structure

Week five will centre on the importance of structuring and planning a story – think beginning, middle, end. We’ll draw on examples of existing plotlines to help you understand how to build up to an exciting climax using action and conflict.

Week Six: ‘All Tied up with a Bow’

You’ll end your journey by comprising everything you’ve learnt over the past six weeks into a short story. You’ll then learn how to edit and redraft your work, with advice on how to look at your writing objectively.

‘We really really enjoyed the online creative writing course for children. Thank you so much for your patience.’ Jagruti

‘Just wanted to say thank you for a great course. Tamara thoroughly enjoyed it.’ Ricky

PAYMENT: Please note that we do not require you to fill out a registration form. Instead, please click the ‘Check Out Securely’ button. During the payment process, you can input your name and email address which we will use to contact you. When you have processed the payment, please send the student’s name and age, as well as your chosen time to info@creativewritingink.co.uk. Once you have processed the payment, we will email you within 24 hours to confirm receipt.

If you have any further queries, you can email us at info@creativewritingink.co.uk

Our cancellation/refund policy may be viewed here.

Our next Online Creative Writing Course for Children course starts on 27/07/2022

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  • “My boy took your writing course for children. His writing has improved so much that he has been getting consistently higher marks for his schoolwork. This one got read out by his teacher in class recently. I am sure you can see him applying your dialogue and description tips! I just want to say thank you very much!” Stephenie Lee.

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