Introduction to Writing for Children With Aleesah Darlison
The Inside Scoop: Introduction to Writing for Children
with Aleesah Darlison
When: Sunday 26 June, 10am-4pm
Where: NSW Writers’ Centre, Rozelle NSW
Level: Adults writing for children in the genres of pictures books, chapter books, middle grade and young adult fiction. Suitable for beginning, aspiring and emerging authors and illustrators and those interested in the children’s publishing industry.
Do you dream of becoming a published children’s author? Have you written a story manuscript you think might be ready to take to the next step? Do you need advice about the submission process, publishers, contracts and agents? Attend this workshop and have all your questions answered.
Join Aleesah Darlison – award-winning, multi-published children’s author – for an eye-opening and inspirational introduction to writing for children. Aleesah has published over twenty books for children of all ages and has also had numerous short stories and articles published in magazines, newspapers and anthologies. Aleesah will lead you on a path to success by demystifying the children’s publishing industry: who the major players are, the formats and word lengths for various age groups and genres, how to structure submissions and who to send your work to. Topics covered also include contracts and agents, manuscript assessments, the importance of writers groups and networking and the many opportunities that exist for you to get your children’s story published now.