Writing for Children and Young Adults

Writing for Children and Young People
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Part-time (weekend)
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 27 October 2018
  • Course duration: Two weekends

This course will be a clear starting point for anyone who wishes to write for children and young adults, but doesn’t know where to begin.

What will I gain?

You’ll leave with a firm understanding of how to write for a younger audience, along with various samples of your writing to be developed after the course.

Practical advice on publication and submitting to competitions/children’s magazines will also be provided.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team.

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

On this course you will:

  • be introduced to the basics of writing for children and young adults
  • take part in a various of short writing exercises and discussions
  • explore narrative voice, plot and point of view
  • learn how to find inspiration.

You’ll also explore a range of texts, looking at both Middle Grade and young adult genres.

How to apply

You can book your place via the NTU online store:

Saturday and Sunday, 27 October - 4 November 2018

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

You can book your place via the NTU online store:

Saturday and Sunday, 27 October - 4 November 2018

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418