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28 Writing for children courses in the UK

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These courses are ideal if you’re a professional looking to expand your skills or simply fancy taking up a new hobby. 

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City Lit's courses and profile on Hotcourses
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Always wanted to write a children's book? This practical course will develop your ability to write for different age groups and genres of...more

From £199
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Arvon runs courses and retreats for writers in historic writing houses where participants live and work in a creative secluded surrounding.

A chance to work with a group of writers all focused on the same thing -creating first-class fiction for young people. Whether you are completing...more

From £770
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Introduction to Workers Educational Association (Wea)

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This course is designed to help you to write in all genres for children of all ages. Suitable for experienced writers and beginners alike. In this...more

From £84
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Introduction to Stonebridge Associated Colleges

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Introduction to Stonebridge Associated Colleges

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Stonebridge College is a distance learning provider that lets students study in their own time, imposing no time constraints.

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Great course, excellent support

Shortly after starting a new job as a shop manager it was suggested that I compl...more

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This course gives you the unique opportunity to develop a career as a children's writer. The course has been developed to provide you with the...more

From £247.49
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Introduction to South Thames College

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Course itself great but...

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This course will help you start writing your own children's fiction. By the end of the workshop you'll be able to: Identify key events and emotions...more

From £35
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Introduction to Hills Road Sixth Form College

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We offer AS and A level courses and an extensive extra-curricular programmes for students aged 16-19 years old, on top of adult education.

Want to write for children? Need further guidance on the age range you've chosen or not sure which age range is for you? This one-day workshop...more

From £50
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The Writing for Children short course is for students who would like to write books for children and/or young adults. The reading age covered is...more

From £270
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Introduction to Creative Short Courses At Nottingham Trent University

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Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, our short courses provide professional training so that you learn in an enjoyable environment.

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. On...more

From £275
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Introduction to Centre Of Excellence

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Writing Books for Children Diploma Course If you ever fancied becoming the next J.K Rowling and writing a series of Best Selling Children's Books...more

From £127£49
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Introduction to Richmond Adult Community College

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Life Class

Started career as cartoonist Eagle Girl Robin and drawing live telling stories B...more

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This course aims to encourage and inform students who are interested in writing short stories, novels, poetry, plays, picture books and non-fiction...more

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Learn How To Create Quality Children’s Fiction Guided By Two Bestselling Author s Submit to children’s book publishers with confidence ...more

From £297£31
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at University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education

Children are a wonderful audience for stories. They are open to new ideas, and honest in their appreciation or criticism of them. If a child loves a...more

From £240
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Have you ever wanted to write a children's book? Don't know where to start?I will bring you through the entire process from start to finish. I won't...more

From £39.99

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Great Course

This course has really helped me to develop my writing. I would definitely recom...more

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This course cover all aspects of writing for children including: how to find ideas, plotting, structuring storylines, creating realistic characters,...more

From £374
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