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Writing Books for Children Diploma Course

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Writing Books for Children Diploma Course
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What Will You Learn?

If you ever fancied becoming the next J.K Rowling and writing a series of Best Selling Children's Books or you just quite fancy learning about the processes and techniques involved in writing for children - then this course is for you!

This comprehensive online children's book writing course takes you from a complete beginner in writing and covers the many aspects of publishing, focusing on those all-important writing techniques, right through to how to get an agent and build your author’s platform.

The course provides you with all of the information required to be able to write books which are suitable for your chosen age range, and offers you helpful tips and in-depth information to help your journey towards publication be smooth and productive.

This course also provides you with the tools to:

  • Create three-dimensional characters
  • Learn the secrets to great storytelling
  • Write an in-depth outline
  • Cope with rejections
  • Set productive goals
  • Develop the writer within
  • Write opening paragraphs
  • Close a chapter successfully
  • Write picture books
  • Sell picture books
  • Write horror stories
  • Write adventure stories
  • Write middle grade stories and more

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: The Joy of Reading
  • Part 3: Research
  • Part 4: Writing and Marketing
  • Part 5: Developing the Writer Within
  • Part 6: Six Myths to Side Step Neatly
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Tension
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Essential Requirements
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Opening and Middle Sections
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Closing a Chapter
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Common Plot Problems
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Creating Horror
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Writing Middle Grade Books
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Writing Mystery Stories
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • The Seven-Day Inspiration Plan
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 10 Assessment
  • Part 1: Writing the Picture Book
  • Part 2: Set Yourself Weekly or Monthly Goals
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Lecturing the Reader
  • Part 3: Module Twelve Summary
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 12 Assessment
  • Building Your Author Platform
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Digital or Self-Publishing
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 14 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Anyone with a passion for writing and would like to get into the children's book market. There are thousands of stories accepted by publishers each week, so if you have the ideas, we will show you how to make them grow and become a published author.

Accreditations

The Writing Books for Children Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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