Writing Novels for Children
Monday, Apr 8 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre

Penny Chamberlain

This workshop is a primer for anyone interested in writing childrens’ novels–whether you’re just toying with the idea, or already fully immersed. It will cover inspiration, plotting out the story, approaches to writing, dealing with challenges, finding a publisher and promoting your book. It will also include some fun writing activities, and a chance to discuss your work in a supportive way. You might just feel inspired enough to write your own children’s novel!

Penny Chamberlain is an award-winning author of 3 novels for children. Her books have reached number on the B.C. Bestsellers list. Her books will be available to purchase.

13+ | $50 | 20 max.

Participants take home: inspiration, useful tips, and references

Participants need to bring: A short sample (1 – 2 pages) of any work you would like to share (not mandatory).