Children’s Book Writing

Learn to write age-appropriate fiction with Elana B.! This course teaches you proper syntax and descriptions for children’s literature with tips for keeping the intended age-group entertained. The Children’s Book writing class can help you determine which age-group you enjoy writing for and help you learn to write for varied grade/age levels. The idea is to explore and truly see, with writer’s eyes, the step-by-step process of creating your children’s story. This course will help you brainstorm writing ideas, gain confidence, and experiment with the children’s genre you are most comfortable in.

This course is geared towards:

  • Individuals who are eager to test the waters of children’s book writing but not sure where or how to start
  • Novice writers who have trouble staying motivated and give up halfway through their projects
  • Experienced writers who want to learn about age-appropriate syntax and descriptions as well as how to entertain their target age group

If these traits apply to you, this 4-week course can and will help you.

There’s no pressure to work on a specific project. The goal of this course is to explore the step-by-step process of creating your novel, chapter book, or short story, and how the process develops. This class will also help you determine what other genres you may find suit your writing desires. You can explore fiction and non-fiction, comedy, fantasy, drama, mystery writing, science fiction… the choice is yours.

Children’s Book Writing Course Content:

  • Short exercises to inspire ideas
  • Exploration of different creative writing genres
  • Exercises to help discover your creative direction
  • Tips on how to outline your writing and hone in on your goal
  • Lessons on creating characters
  • Lessons on how to properly structure your plot outline
  • Tips for creating believable narratives

For the experienced writer, the novice writer, and the general imaginative, creative type, creative writing for children is a very fulfilling way to express yourself. You are never too young or too old to give it a try!

Come join the community of children’s writers and explore the vast possibilities that you can bring to life with your imagination. Discover how to rein in your creative direction and weave an age-appropriate story with all the right plot-points, grammar and language usage in a fun, creative way. This course will help you create a map that will lead you toward your writing destination.

Goal of the Class

This Children’s Book Writing Course will help you develop a strong foundation for writing in many genres as well as help you to develop business and personal writing skills. Learning to develop written communication skills is imperative to achieving success in the writing field and can only help in every aspect of business and personal life. By the end of this course, you should either be ready to start writing your very own children’s story, or you will have successfully written a children’s story.

Hello fellow writers,

Children’s creative writing classes are not just about learning ways to get our ideas and stories on paper or computer; they are also instrumental in establishing a link to a community of writers.

Writers spend a lot of time alone. The best way to grow as a writer and not fall victim to blocks and isolation, as well as to build a support group, is to seek out others in the writing and creative arts community. We are a family of creatives and we thrive in the synergistic environment of our peers.

I hope you will sign up for a creative writing course with us and join our family. We look forward to meeting you!



Class Schedule

Group Classes

October 2017

$300 (members)         $450 non-members
Tuesday nights      6:30-9pm    4 weeks

Individual Instruction

October 2017

$500 (members)          $800 non-members
(arranged privately)                    4 weeks

Contact Elana B. to sign up for this writing course. Due to book promotion, the classes listed above are the last in 2018. On-going class schedule for 2019 will be updated in the new year. To become a member and receive discounted rates, sign up for our mailing list.


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