At Brain Bunny Workshops, our classes are focused on teaching kids how to write creatively. We’ve found that instilling a love of story telling, rather than focusing on spelling and grammar, helps children gain confidence in their creative writing skills.
Along with being a creative writing teacher, I'm also an author. I'm excited to announce that my first young adult novel, Broken Silence is now live! To celebrate, I'm throwing an online launch party on the 6th July and you're invited. There will be games, guest authors and giveaways (both from me and the guest ...more
Hannah, a current Brain Bunny student, has written this brilliant story, which she is sharing with us today. If your child has attended a Brain Bunny class or holiday programme, and would like to see a piece of their writing featured here, please contact us and let us know.
A Sow's Tale
I remember a place where ...more
Show don't tell is a phrase you may have heard before. Writing that shows us things about the character gets the reader more involved in the story than writing that tells the same information. Below are some examples of showing vs telling.
You could say:
“She was sad that he had left.”
Or you could show the reader, ...more
Ideas for writing are everywhere – it’s just a matter of noticing them. You might like to try carrying a notebook with you so you can write down ideas as they come to you. You might not use all of them straight away, but you can always come back to them for inspiration when you’re ...more
"Caoimhe's writing bug has been re-inspired from your class. She is on a roll again and her eyes light up when she talks about her writing. So thank you." more
"Oliver's really been loving the classes, and it's so lovely to hear all of his writing - he says it's hard work, but he loves it and is very proud of himself, which is great to see, so thanks for all that you've done with him this term." more