Writing for children and young adults course

Details

Date 08 Apr 2021

Time 13:00 PM

Contact

Address Online via Zoom, , Online via zoom

Phone 1300 84 74 66

Email info@visionaustralia.org

Website visionaustralia.org

Overview

A fun and interactive 8 week course for those interested in developing their writing for children and young adults.

Join fellow writers who are blind or have low vision as we explore this interesting writing style. Over the 8-week course, we will cover:

  1. Brainstorming and mind-mapping an idea for a book
  2. Identifying genres and deciding which genre to write in
  3. Developing and outlining a plot
  4. Creating and Developing characters
  5. Language and style
  6. Developing a writing practice and creating goals
  7. Editing skills
  8. Publishing

You will also have the opportunity to share practical tips and tricks used to write, edit and record your work using assistive technology and learn different strategies to move into the broader writing community in your local area.

Please note that you will need to have a good level of skill with any assistive technology you may require to help you write and edit your work as part of this course.

Dates and times

Thursdays 8 April – 27 May from 1.00PM-2.30PM

Cost

This series can be funded through your NDIS plan, My Aged Care or privately funded. Please contact us if you would like to know how to arrange funding.

Location

This course will be delivered entirely online via Zoom. Read our guide to using Zoom with a screen reader here.

Booking

Bookings are essential as places are limited. Please call 1300 84 74 66 or email info@visionaustralia.org.au .