Writing for Children – Intro to Chapter Books

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A portrait of Archie Fusillo

Archie Fusillo
16 October 2016 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
Archie Fusillo
Through practical tasks and activities, get a framework for several key aspects of writing chapter books for a young audience. Get professional insights and try your hand at writing exercises on producing work for younger readers.

You will learn

  • how to think about the intended audience
  • how to generate ideas and plots for the intended audience
  • how to develop characters suitable for the intended audience
  • insights into editing
  • about marketing your work to the right publisher.

About Archie Fusillo

Archie Fusillo is an award-winning children’s and young adult author. His titles include several of the successful Aussie Bites series, junior anthologies including CBCA-nominated ‘Rich and Rare’, junior novels including ‘An Earful of Static’ and ‘On the Mat’, and a picture book with celebrated illustrator Terry Denton. Archie is the two-time winner of the Mary Grant Bruce Award for Children’s Literature.

Read Archie's Q&A on understanding the children's and middle grade fiction markets.

Writing for Children

You may also be interested to join us for Writing for Children – Intro to Picture Books with Jane Godwin in October 2016.

Member $ 130.00
Concession Member $ 120.00
Non-Member $ 180.00

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