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Words and Pictures - Creating children's books - SUTHERLAND LIBRARY
Sunday 26th August 2018

See how words and pictures come together and have a go at creating your own book!

The 2-hour workshop is for children aged 8 - 12 and includes:

  • The story arc and structure
  • Creating characters, story maps and plots
  • Techniques to help develop writing skills
  • Writing prompts - exploring the senses
  • How to hook your reader
  • Fun, creative exercises to help children explore their writing aspirations

It’s about having fun and supporting the authors of tomorrow.

Date: Sunday 26th August 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm AEST

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Cost: $25.30 per child

Venue: Sutherland Shire Library
30/36 Belmont Street
Sutherland NSW 2232

Enquiries: 

Booking terms and conditions: www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=406503&bof=1

A Roadmap to the Children’s Writing Industry - SUTHERLAND LIBRARY
Saturday 25th August 2018

Finding your way in the children’s book industry is tricky. Without the right guidance, you’re likely to take many wrong turns.

A Roadmap to the Children’s Writing Industry will address your many questions and answer those you didn’t know you had.

Designed for adults, this course will educate and equip you with the tools needed to take your journey to the next level.

Georgie Donaghey, author, speaker, mentor and founder of Creative Kids Tales will help you navigate your way.

The 3-hour workshop is for adults from 18 years of age.

Topics include:

  • Thinking about why you want to write for children and where you fit into.
  • How to go about learning to write.
  • What to expect from festivals, workshops and conferences.
  • The value of manuscript assessments, critique groups and entering writing competitions.
  • Building your author platform – I’m not published, do I really need a platform?
  • Do’s and Don’ts of submitting to publishers.
  • Let’s talk social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+
  • Rejection – Why it isn’t a bad thing.
  • Marketing yourself and your work.
  • Grants.
  • Yippee! A contract, now what?
  • Author etiquette.
  • School visits

It’s about having fun, sharing information with like-minded people, debunking some myths and supporting the authors of tomorrow.

Date: Saturday 25th August 2018

Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm AEST

Ages: 18+

Cost: $50.00

Venue: Sutherland Shire Library
30/36 Belmont Street
Sutherland NSW 2232

Enquiries: 

To secure your place visit: www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=378044

 Also available that day, a workshop for children aged 8 - 12 yrs. From 10.00am - 12.00pm.

Words and Pictures - Creating children's books - SUTHERLAND LIBRARY
Saturday 25th August 2018

See how words and pictures come together and have a go at creating your own book!

The 2-hour workshop is for children aged 8 - 12 and includes:

  • The story arc and structure
  • Creating characters, story maps and plots
  • Techniques to help develop writing skills
  • Writing prompts - exploring the senses
  • How to hook your reader
  • Fun, creative exercises to help children explore their writing aspirations

It’s about having fun and supporting the authors of tomorrow.

Date: Saturday 25th August 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Cost: $25.30 per child

Venue: Sutherland Shire Library
30/36 Belmont Street
Sutherland NSW 2232

Enquiries: 

Booking terms and conditions: www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=377353

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Book Week 2018

Monday 20th August 2018 - Gymea Bay Public School, Gymea Bay NSW 2227
www.gymeabayps.nsw.edu.au

Tuesday 21st August 2018 - Engadine Public School, Engadine NSW 2233
www.engadine-p.schools.nsw.edu.au

Wednesday 22nd August 2018 - Love of Learning, Croydon Park NSW 2133
www.loveoflearningelc.com.au

Wednesday 22nd August 2018 - 2pm - Mayflower Preschool, Jannali NSW 2226
uniting.org/services/services/uniting-early-learning/mayflower-preschool-kindergarten

Thursday 23rd August 2018 - Burnside Primary School, Parramatta NSW 2150
www.burnside-p.schools.nsw.edu.au

Friday 24th August 2018 - Penshurst Primary School, Penshurst NSW 2222
www.penshurst-p.schools.nsw.edu.au

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Words and Pictures - HURSTVILLE LIBRARY
Tuesday 24th April 2018

Get a peek into the world of authors and illustrators with children’s author and director of Creative Kids Tales, Georgie Donaghey.

See how words and pictures come together to tell a story, then have a go at creating your own picture book!

Date: Tuesday 24th April 2018

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am AEST

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Cost: $5.20 per child for a 90 minute session

Venue: Hurstville Library and Service Centre
Corner Queens Road and Dora Street
Hurstville NSW 2220

Enquiries: 9330 6111

Booking terms and conditions: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/school-holiday-workshop-words-and-pictures-hurstville-library-tickets-44011636991

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Words and Pictures - KOGARAH LIBRARY
Wednesday 18th April 2018

Get a peek into the world of authors and illustrators with children’s author and director of Creative Kids Tales, Georgie Donaghey.

See how words and pictures come together to tell a story, then have a go at creating your own picture book!

Date: Wednesday 18th April 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am AEST

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Cost: $5.20 per child for a 90 minute session

Venue: Kogarah Library and Service Centre
Belgrave Street
Kogarah NSW 2217

Enquiries: 9330 9527

Booking terms and conditions: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/words-and-pictures-kogarah-library-tickets-44011162572

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