Writing Children's Books

This course is composed of 14 modules available for you to access and review at your own pace. Purchase this course for just £329.

Writing Children's Books

  • ID: WCB

To capture and hold the imagination of a child's mind is a powerful skill. This course will teach you storytelling techniques, to turn your writing into an engaging and marketable story for children.

An amazing course that opens up for you the wonderful world of children. You will discover how to create fantastic characters, engaging dialogues that identify with your targeted age group, as well as exploring ways to find inspiration for your stories. This course will help you understand the importance of a highly effective visual design when writing for children and how to successfully create a design that will help get your book published.

The course is fully supported by a tutor and a support team ready to answer any questions you might have and a certificate is received upon completion.

Please see below more information on some of the modules included in this course.

  • 14 Modules
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Module one

Getting started

This module focuses on exploring what the current market is offering and it teaches you to identify where your ideas fit into it. Consider what age you will be writing for, are you writing for boys, girls or both? We will look at discovering your voice and learning how to fine tune it to the voice of little people.

  • Recommended study time: 3-4 hours
Module Four

Ideas and Inspiration

Where do ideas come from and how do you find inspiration for your writing. We will be looking at debunking those myths that only some people can write.

  • Recommended study time: 3-4 hours
module eight

Creating characters children will love

This module will focus on indentifying the key factors involved in developing credible characters that those little hearts will fall in love with. You will look into choosing the right names for your character, discover how to create heroes and heroines for your stories and learn how to adapt your characters to your age group target.

  • Recommended study time: 3-4 hours

Q&A:

Q: Can anyone register for the course?

A: Yes. Anyone over the age of 16 can purchase and complete the course. If you wish to purchase this for someone under the age of 16 please contact the main office: reachus@smartmajority.com

Q: Do I require previous experience in writing to be able to complete this course?

A: No. You do not require previous experience or qualifications to be able to complete the Writing for Children course . This is because we believe in making home study - and success - as accessible to you as possible. We want to reward you for taking action! You will find it beneficial, however if you have basic knowledge of using the internet, email and Microsoft Word.

Q: What does the future hold, once you've completed the course?

A: This course might be the stepping stone towards you becoming a fully fledged author. You might also find the opportunity to freelance for newspapers, magazines or trade publications. The opportunities are immense.

Q: How will I be assessed?

A: At the end of each module you will receive an assignment. You require 75% correct answers per module assessment in order to receive a certificate of achievement. The assessments can be retaken as many times as necessary in order for you to achieve your 75% passing mark. SMART Majority is a registered online education provider with the board of UK Register of Learning Providers in the UK and Ireland (Reg. No. 10044598) and our certificates reflect that.

Q: Hours of study?

A: We recommend that you spend 3-4 hours of studying per module.

Q: Do I get access to a tutor?

A: Yes. Once you have purchased a course and have created your Learning Hub account, you have the opportunity to contact your tutor via your dashboard. Your tutors are available Monday to Friday. Assignments get reviewed once a week and your tutors respond within 24-48 hours.

Q: Is the course compatible with Mac, Ipad and other tablets?

A: Yes, our courses are Mac compatible and many of our learners use Ipads and other tablet devices.

Q: How long can I access my course for?

A: You can access your course for 3 months from time of purchase. Should you require additional time, you can contact us on reachus@smartmajority.com to extend. A charge will apply.

Q: Course code?

A: The course code is WCB. Please use this code in all communications about the course.

Q: Course price?

A: The full price for this course is £329. For full terms and conditions: Click here

Q: Additional Fees?

A: No additional fees apply.



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