Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Your Children's Book evening course, starts 28 March 2018, Bloomsbury

Starting on 28 March, Bloomsbury have a Your Children's Book evening course, full details below:


Beth Miller

“How many times do we create interesting characters only to compromise them for the sake of the plot?”

Debut author Muhammad Khan discusses the importance of finding your own voice as a writer, specifically in YA fiction, and how to bring it to the fore.
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“Each page, paragraph and sentence must work hard to remain fresh and relevant to children who have a host of other ways to entertain and educate themselves."

Acclaimed science writer and children's author Isabel Thomas shares her advice on getting into the mind-set of an eight-year-old when writing non-fiction for children. 

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Thief's Cunning by Sarah Ahiers

“You should have some understanding of how children see the world. We have all been children, but it’s easy to forget what it feels like to be powerless and vulnerable in a world controlled by capricious giant.”

Best-selling children’s author Tony Bradman breaks down what distinguishes children’s writing from other types of writing.

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“So what do you have to do to get a commissioning editor to sit up and take notice? In my view Apples, Balls and Cats aren't going to do it. Think Attitude, think Bum, think Couscous."

Picture book author Kes Gray shares his secrets on what it takes to write a picture book.

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Yearbooks and Companion Guides

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018
Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018

Novel Writing Companion Guide
Literary Non-Fiction Companion Guide



Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP


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