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Writing for Children and Young People Workshop

16th June 2018

10am - 4pm

Winnington Park Recreation Club
Park Road
Winnington
Northwich
Cheshire
CW8 4EB

£15.00 inc. lunch and refreshments

An inspiring writing workshop for both first-time and experienced writers, led by award-winning, published novelist Jon Mayhew.


Jon will look at the do’s and don’ts, popular genres in the current market and other markets within the children’s sector, as well as answering any queries about breaking into the world of children’s publishing.

 

Jon Mayhew is the author of the multi-award winning Mortlock and Monster Odyssey series published by Bloomsbury. Jon’s books have won the Warwick, Sefton, Wirral, Leeds and Calderdale Prizes, as well as being shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book of the Year.


He has been on numerous shortlists for regional prizes. Jon’s retellings of Shakespeare for Collins are popular KS2 classroom staples, as is his Myth-Maker Kit for OUP. An English and SEN teacher for twenty-five years, Jon is in demand on the school event circuit, delivering inspiring talks and workshops to students, from KS2 to Sixth Form, both nationally and internationally. He also delivers workshops and talks for aspiring writers and is a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow, helping students improve their academic writing at Chester University.

 

10.00am till 4.00pm.
Price: £15.00 per person (includes lunch &refreshments)


This writing day has been organised by Vale Royal Writers’ Group in association with Winnington Park Recreation Club.

 


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