Playful Writing Techniques for Children’s Stories
Learn to write fictional children’s stories through playful exploration of language and creativity
In this online course, explore the art of writing children’s stories alongside Mexican author Antonio Ramos Revillas. Throughout his extensive career, focused primarily on children’s and young adult literature, he’s written numerous books including Mi abuelo el luchador (El Naranjo), La guarida de las lechuzas (El Naranjo), Yo te pego, tú me pegas (3 Abejas), and Salvajes (FCE).
Learn a fun approach to creating fiction for kids by playing with words and your imagination. See how to come up with ideas and shape them into an engaging story through the writing process. Antonio also teaches you how to review, edit, and rewrite your text to produce a quality piece and gives you some tips on how to get in touch with the right publisher.
Get to know Antonio Ramos Revillas and his creative journey to becoming an accomplished children’s and YA author. He shares some of his favorite books and writers before explaining what the course entails.
Learn where stories come from and how to find fantastic ideas for your children’s tales by playing with your imagination and creativity. Then, see how to define your character by answering a few important questions.
Now it’s time to dive into the writing process, starting with the background and continuing with the structure and narrative tension. Discover some playful ways to approach your text and find how to give your story an unforgettable ending.
With the first draft complete, Antonio teaches you how to review and correct your text as well as rewrite any parts that may need it. Finally, he explains how to put the finishing touches on your children’s story and find the right publisher for submission.