Writing for Children
Undergraduate | CUR-CWG300 | 2024
Discuss examples of children's literature in Australia, so you can learn from other authors' narrative techniques. Discover what it takes to develop a marketable idea for a children's book. Receive valuable feedback on a work-in-progress.
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- Enrol by
- 19 May 2024
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- No prior study
- 13 weeks
- Start dates
- 27 May 2024,
- 25 Nov 2024
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Writing for Children
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- access and critically discuss issues and resources relevant to children’s writing in Australia
- analyse and discuss selected texts in terms of language complexity, style, sub-text, rhythm, narrative structure and narrative technique
- devise and develop three new marketable concepts to a professional standard for works of children’s literature
- constructively critique work-in-progress by peers with the perceived needs of the given target audience in mind, and synthesise and apply, where appropriate, feedback on their own work-in-progress.
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
An advanced, special topic in writing for children leading to the production of marketable concepts for works of children's literature.
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- Picture Book (30%)
- Work of Junior Fiction (30%)
- Work of Adolescent Fiction (40%)
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