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 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: Genres
  • Part 3: Research 
  • Part 4: Writing and Marketing 
  • Part 5: Developing the Writer Within 
  • Part 6: Six Myths to Side Step Neatly
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Tension 
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Essential Requirements 
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Opening and Middle Sections
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Closing a Chapter
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Common Plot Problems
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Creating Horror
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Writing Middle Grade Books
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Writing Mystery Stories
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • The Seven-Day Inspiration Plan
  • Module 10 Assessment
  • Part 1: Writing the Picture Book
  • Part 2: Set Yourself Weekly or Monthly Goals 
  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Lecturing the Reader
  • Part 3: Module Twelve Summary
  • Module 12 Assessment
  • Building Your Author Platform
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Digital or Self-Publishing 
  • 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 certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards 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 £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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