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.
I have an assistance dog, Bindi, who helps me with some of the symptoms I have due to living with Lupus. She will attend all classes with me, but is very well trained and certified by Assistance Dogs New Zealand, so will not cause any disruption to classes.
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Along with being a creative writing teacher, I'm also a children's author. Today I'd like to invite you to join me at the launch of my second young adult novel, Underwater. The launch will be held at The Children's Bookshop, 6pm on Thursday 3rd May.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for catering purposes.
Hope to see you there!
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
"I loved the holiday program and writing is my favourite activity at school. I'm looking forward to seeing you again because you are kind, funny and your a happy person." 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