Bigger or Better?
You set up a cool new business in your hometown and things are looking up… until someone else shows up just around the corner doing the exact same thing! Like the war between Apple and Google or the two bookstores in You’ve Got Mail, the battle lines have been drawn. What follows is a rivalry between two owners trying to live on the competitive edge, until they are forced to work together! But can they? The online section of this creative writing and publishing workshop will run for 8 group sessions followed by a one-on-one session with each student to offer additional support as they revise and edit their story to be published.
Learning objectives
Specific to this workshop:
  • Primary focus on plot and character development
  • Read and discuss real and fictional examples of competing businesses or products
  • Learn about the basics of entrepreneurship 
  • Learn and apply different planning and writing techniques, including exaggeration, contrast, interpersonal conflict and revealing characters' personalities through actions, reactions and dialogue
As a writer:
  • Be introduced to ECP process of writing, revising and publishing a story
  • Stretch creative thinking and take creative risks
  • Use a variety of techniques to portray characters
  • Develop more complex plots with consistency and logic
  • Experiment with new techniques, devices and structure
  • Improve writing skills through individualised feedback from the teacher
  • Edit their writing to keep the reader engaged
  • Refine proofreading and editing skills to prepare writing to be published
As a learner:
  • Develop creativity and collaboration through a workshop environment
  • Learn to look at own work critically and consider how to improve it
  • Learn to be open to and respond to constructive feedback
  • Gain confidence as a writer by writing and publishing a story in a booklet for a real audience
Creative Writing & Publishing

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For children aged
10 to 12
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