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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.

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Creative Writing Competition for Kids

To celebrate the launch of my new junior novel, There's No Such Things As Humans, I'm running a creative writing competition for children. In There's No Such Thing As Humans, Grub is a little monster who is absolutely terrified of humans, especially the one his brother says lives under his bed. That got me thinking, what ...more

The Inevitable Update

As you may have already seen, we have cancelled our upcoming holiday programme. This was, of course, a sad decision to make, but I am immunocompromised and therefore in isolation, so it was unavoidable. As you can see from the photo, one member of the Brain Bunny team is very interested in this turn of events! I'm ...more


Writing Tips

Show Don’t Tell

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

Get inspired

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


Testimonals

Maddison (Age 9)

"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

Megan (mother, age 9)

  "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