Online: Writing YA – Channelling Your Teen Voice

Wai Chim

26 August to 1 September, online

Full Price: $200
Member: $140
Conc Member: $120

Do you have a great idea for a young adult novel, but you’re not sure where to start, or how to write YA? How do you know if your story is YA, middle grade or something else entirely?

Join children’s and YA writer Wai Chim for a practical discovery workshop that will help you understand how you can strengthen your YA story idea into a first draft.

This course takes place online. Is this course right for you? Read our FAQ>>

Through writing exercises and prompts, you’ll workshop your idea, delve into how to create deeper and more engaging characters, and find your authentic and unique voice that will hook teen readers. Finally, Wai will answer your burning questions on the publishing industry, social media and other aspects of being a modern author.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Understand more about YA, middle grade, junior fiction genres and what’s expected in each of these areas.
  2. Develop strong and believable characters for your YA novel idea and understand story structure.
  3. Learn practical tips for developing a manuscript for publication including social media and marketing your work.

Participant Requirements

Internet access and confidence using basic computer software are essential for this program. There are no live meetings.

An idea or work in progress is helpful but not mandatory.

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Online: Writing YA – Channelling Your Teen Voice


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