Fancy a new challenge this autumn? My next online picture book writing course starts on 4 September, and there are still some places left.
“Your course is the first one I have taken and I have learned so much over the 6 weeks’ duration. I now know exactly where I have been going wrong all these years. It has now given me confidence to start submitting stories again.” S Stokes, May 2019 course student
WRITING PICTURE BOOKS WITH LOU TRELEAVEN
A 6 week course starting on 4 September 2019
To research the market and practise picture book writing techniques in order to create an edited draft of a picture book.
Week 1 – Researching the market
Week 2 – Structure and characters
Week 3 – The importance of plot
Week 4 – Picture book language
Week 5 – Edit edit edit
Week 6 – Submitting to agents and publishers
Course materials and structure
The course takes the form of pdfs which contain the course information, handouts and exercises. These will be emailed once a week, but there is no time limit so you can take your time and fit the course in around work and family life.
Support from Lou throughout the course
As a published author of six picture books and another in production, I can help you work towards publication and will be with you every step of the way. I will give you feedback on each week’s assignment so you know you are on the right track before critiquing your final draft.
Finish the course with a completed picture book
Through the course you will research, plan, draft, redraft and ‘submit’ a complete picture book, which I will then critique so you will have the best possible work to go forward towards submitting to agents or publishers.
You will need:
An email address and access to the internet.
Time to do homework (roughly an hour a week minimum).
A passion for writing. That’s it!
How to enrol
Simply email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your place, or use the form on my website. Payment should be made before the course starts either by PayPal to my email address, or please request bank transfer details. Payment by instalments welcome as long as the balance is paid before the start date.
6 thoughts on “September Picture Book Writing Course”
I am now living in BC Canada..do you think this course would be relevant to me here? Am still writing!!!
Hi Hannah! How lovely! I had my honeymoon in BC. Such a lovely part of the world. Yes I had a few students from overseas last time and it still works well!
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Anita & Grenville
No problem, have removed you. All the best, Lou.
Dear LouI would love to join your.course if I’m not too late! If I have a spot, would you please send me bank transfer details?Many thanksTatiana. Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
Have emailed you Tatiana!