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Online Feedback Clinic: Middle Grade Chapter Books with Ailsa Wild






Some folks think writing children’s books is easy. We know it’s not, but we’ve got your back.
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Some folks think writing children’s books is easy. We know it’s not, but we’ve got your back. This course aims to expand your skills and confidence. Join Ailsa Wild as she guides you through the writing process of middle grade chapter books. Each month, Ailsa will provide precise, constructive suggestions for improvement. All participants are also encouraged to give feedback to one another.

Writing of up to 1,000 words due 25 July, 29 August, 26 September, 31 October, 28 November.

Our Online Feedback Clinics are asynchronous, with no face-to-face meetings, allowing you to engage with the content at the times of day and week that suit your schedule. They are hosted on our private Wordpress server. There will be an optional Zoom introduction to the clinic website for those less confident with technology, which will be recorded for those who cannot attend live. For more information on our online feedback clinics, please read our FAQs.

Please note that this Clinic is only available to residents from the City of Casey LGA.

You Will Learn:

  • Voice and character in middle grade fiction
  • How to make the most out of very few words
  • Insights into your own creative process
  • The positive outcomes of a regular submission/feedback loop
  • Your next steps towards publication

About the Tutor:

Ailsa Wild is an author, performer, and creative facilitator with a history of deep collaboration. She is the author of two children’s book series: ‘Squishy Taylor’ and ‘The Naughtiest Pixie’ – both full of cheekiness and adventureShe is the lead writer with Scale Free Network creating adventure picture books and graphic novels set on the micro scale. Ailsa has been published in seven different languages, and she speaks about storytelling to audiences around Australia.

Not a Member?

Members of Writers Victoria receive up to 37% off the full price of our workshops, seminars and courses. In addition, members have access to a range of other discounts and opportunities and receive a subscription to 'The Victorian Writer' magazine. Memberships start from just $50. Find out more about becoming a member here.

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Phone: (03) 9917 8463
Email: [email protected]

Registration for this event ended on 21 July 2023 - 12:00
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