SPECIALIST COURSE – CHILDREN & YA WRITING

Welcome to the Small World!

SPECIALIST MODULE – CHILDREN & YOUNG ADULT WRITING

MKCW –  ‘Creative Writing: Small World’  Course Outline  

Thanks for enrolling in the course. I hope you enjoy it and find it very rewarding. Please see the outline below. If you have any further queries relating to the course, please email info@martinkeaveney.com.

Week 1

Introduction to Writing for Children & Young Adults

Week 2

Baby Steps

Week 3

Toddlers & Young Children

Week 4

Older Children

Week 5

Teenage Fiction

Week 6

Young Adult

Week 7

Live Action writing for Children

Week 8

Screen & Other Mediums for Children

Week 9

Publishing / Special Focus

Week 10

Marketing & Onward Career / Special Focus

Week 11

Special Focus

Week 12

Special Focus

Participants have the option to submit weekly writing for feedback and read their material during weekly workshop. A Final Project option is available to all at the end of the course.

Reading list

Readings are optional but they are helpful for weekly discussion. It is not necessary to purchase any of these titles as excerpts will be provided in advance.


Wood, James Playsted ‘Writing for Children’ The Georgia Review 12,. 2 (SUMMER – 1958), pp. 208- 214

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Hamilton, 1969 (Puffin 2002).

Wiseman, Nell. ‘A Unit for Writing Children’s Stories’ The English Journal, 68. 5 (May, 1979), pp. 47-49

Blyton, Enid. The Wishing Chair. George Newnes Limited, 1937. (Egmont 2008).

Docter, Pete, Inside Out. Disney/Pixar, 2015.

Others TBA.

Starts WEDNESDAY 11th JANUARY 2023 7-8pm – CONCLUDES 29th MARCH 2023

PLUS

CREATIVE WORKSHOP

Choose from

MONDAY 4pm

MONDAY 9pm

WEDNESDAY 9pm

THURSDAY 6.30pm

Other times may be available.

PLUS

LIVEWRITE A DAILY GROUP WRITING SESSION ON ZOOM- FULL ACCESS

Attend via Zoom, Phone, Email, Post or FLEXI (meet 1-1 at mutual time for 30 min session)

x12 weeks €289.99 Book here

http://www.martinkeaveney.com 2023