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A person's a person, no matter how small...
*writing genres: fiction/non-fiction, mystery, adventure, etc.and target audience
*how to keep the reader engaged, the hook, climax, payoff
*first draft/second, proof-reading, editing
*basic illustrating, how art is subjective
*querying, agents, traditional and self-publishing, handling regections, celebrating success
*perseverance, pitfalls of the publishing world
There are 5 top skills needed for childhood literacy. These skills will help lay the groundwork for increased self-esteem, confidence and empowerment.
*Phonemic awareness (awareness of sounds)
*Awareness of print
Each of these skills are essential for your child's development. Literacy can reduce poverty, improve health and promote social development. All this from reading and writing!
Children will participate in:
What you can dream, you can create. Our classes are geared towards letting one's creations flourish and transferring these creations to the written word. The only limits are your own imaginings!
Our classes are tailored to each age group. During author readings, we incorporate tips and tricks to inspire young minds with the desire to create. During writing classes we focus more on techniques, formatting, the art of writing itself.
Children will learn:
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Prices vary based on location, duration and class theme. Eg: storytelling, writing styles and tips, editing tips, traditional/self-publishing tips...
*reading their short story aloud or privately
*impromptu storytelling as a group using mystery words/sentences pulled out of a bag
*individual attention focusing on each child's strengths
*sharing personal rejection letters, critiques and encouragement from agents, authors and publishers