Writing For Children Class

With Oisín McGann. Starting 13/09/2022

DURATION: 6 weeks

Start Date: September 13th, 2022 – 2 places remaining

Our classes are in huge demand and are filling up very quickly, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

Places are strictly limited to 10 participants.

This online writing for children class is suitable for adults who would like to write books for children or young adults. Each module will contain short exercises and Oisín will provide feedback on those exercises.

This class fits in with a student’s schedule, as you don’t have to be online at any particular time or day. You will be given weekly notes and assignments to help you. Your tutor will read each assignment and provide written feedback.

Students will receive an email booking confirmation within 48 hours of payment. If you do not see this email, please check your Spam/Junk folder.

Each module will have four elements: Writing Stages, Story Elements, Reading Levels, Exercises. Each week, one or two of the exercises will be aimed at a different reading level, from first-time reader up to fluent reader.

Module 1
• Writing Stage: Planning Your Story.
• Story Elements: Creating Characters.

Module 2
• Writing Stage: Setting a Routine.
• Story Elements: Creating a Location or Setting.

Module 3
• Writing Stage: Writing and Re-Writing.
• Story Elements: Establishing a Problem – the Key to a Plot.

Module 4
• Writing Stage: Getting Published.
• Story Elements: Atmosphere, Pace.

Module 5
• Writing Stage: Editing and Production.
• Story Elements: Language – Narrative, Description and Dialogue.

Module 6
• Promotion and the Writing Business.
• World-Building and Adaptable Concepts.

“I thought the writing for children course was fantastic. It was structured well and the exercises were interesting and challenging. I feel I really got a lot out of the feedback and the hints and tips were extremely helpful, and I’m putting some into practice as we speak!” – Nigel

If you have any further queries, you can check out Frequently Asked Questions or How it Works.

Our cancellation/refund policy may be viewed here.

About The Tutor

Oisín McGann works full time as an author and illustrator. He has written and illustrated numerous books for young children, including the Mad Grandad series and The Forbidden Files series. He has also published eleven novels.


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Course Details

  • Start Date: 13/09/2022
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Price: 190 USD