Writing For Children Workshop

Zanni has run engaging writing courses for adults for a number of years at writers centres and festivals, including Byron Writers Festival and Queensland Writers Centre. She also teaches Writing Picture Books for the Australian Writers’ Centre.

In a nurturing and supportive workshop environment, Zanni helps writers generate and harness ideas, develop compelling stories and characters, and make writing a meaningful and practical part of every day life. She also introduces aspiring authors to the submission process.

Course outcomes include:

  • Increased confidence in writing ability
  • Practice writing narrative and dialogue that appeals to children
  • Generating new story ideas
  • Knowledge about story and character development
  • Sophisticated editing tips and writing tips
  • Feedback on writing style and story
  • Knowledge about the children’s book industry
  • Knowledge about the submission process
  • Practical tips for integrating writing into every day life