Sunday, May 01, 2016

Writing Picture Books with Anita Loughrey


PICTURE BOOOK WRITING WITH ANITA LOUGHREY

10th – 12th June 2016 at Grosvenor House, 2 East Street, Herne Bay, Kent. CT6 5HN www.grosvenorhousevents.co.uk

Grosvenor House must be one of the most idyllic and relaxing places in the whole world. I feel honoured to be able to teach a writing for picture book course here. What more could you ask for?  

Relaxing atmosphere, sea, good food and time to indulge yourself in something you love. 

RETREAT BREAKDOWN
This course is for ideal all writers who want to write picture books and wish to develop their writing skills by looking in depth at the structure, characterisation and plot of picture books. 
Course delegates will be given opportunities to develop their own characters and picture books in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. 
The methods and techniques taught can also be used for writing chapter books and novels for older children.

STARTING TO THINK ABOUT WRITING FOR CHILDREN
Myths of writing for children 
Writing for different age ranges

WRITING A PICTURE BOOK
Common themes 
Structure and layout

PLOT
Story arc
Plotting a picture book

BUILDING CHARACTERS
Getting to know your characters
Finding your character’s voice

For further details about the Picture Book retreat and prices contact Frances Brown: hello@grosvenorhousevents.co.uk 

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