Writing for Children

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Writing for Children

30 May / 10.00am – 6.00pm / The Hall, Annexe Building
Writing for Children
by Ruth Starke, Author, Australia, and Cynthea Liu, Author, USA 

Ruth and Cynthea will examine the creative/writing process, showing how to develop strong characters, maintain narrative suspense, detail the power of place and landscape in writing, cross genre and readership boundaries as well share their experiences of negotiating cultural perspectives and issues associated with the marketplace. Drawing on their rich experience of the Australian and USA markets and being award winners in their respective places, they are well experienced in writing young adult literature in changing times. They are look forward to encouraging course participants to be creative in an age of changing technologies, expectations and readership!

Class Details:

  • Creative / Writing process
  • Developing strong characters
  • Maintaining narrative suspense
  • Crossing boundaries
  • New forms and formats
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