Arvon has a range of courses and retreats aimed at writing for younger audiences – from picture books and children’s fiction, to Young Adult fiction.
“I arrived at the beginning of the week wondering whether I might be a writer or even if I could write. But when I left, not only did I feel I could write, I knew that’s what I was going to do next.” – Piers Torday, winner of Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize 2014.
Read his blog post about coming on an Arvon course.
Storytelling through an original picture book
Picture books often give us our first glimpse into the world of stories. In the...
- Alexis Deacon
- Mei Matsuoka
- Guest: Katherina Manolessou
66.CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULTS’ FICTION: TUTORED RETREAT
A chance to work with a group of writers all focused on the same thing – crea...
- Melvin Burgess
- Gillian Cross
- Guest: Alex Wheatle
67.STARTING TO WRITE CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULTS’ FICTION
Children and young adults can be the most exciting, rewarding and demanding of ...
- Steve Voake
- Liz Flanagan
- Guest: Valerie Bloom