Creative writing kids
Age group 11 to 12 years | 13 to 14 years | 15 to 17 years
Course duration 18 hours I 6 weeks I weekend online classes

Does your child have creative and interesting story ideas but not sure how to write like their favourite author? Well, we have got you covered. 

Be it writing blogs, journalism stories, short stories or creating characters, now help your child unleash their imagination and guide them to write constructively with our Creative Writing Course for Kids. Specially designed for kids aged between 11-17 years, this course is recommended for children who aspire to become a skilled and impactful writer.

This course will help your child to:

  • develop unique writer’s voice and perspective
  • stimulate out-of-the-box thinking
  • enhance artistic expression
  • express thoughts clearly
  • develop a critical appreciation for different writing styles. 

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Course content - 11 to 12 year olds

Designed for young learners to enable them to write stories, poems, blogs and other creative texts. The programme includes regular feedback and guidance by our highly experienced and certified teachers. Students will also get a chance to interact on a range of discussions and activities with other budding writers to help them reach their full potential as a writer and build their own writing community. 

Week

Topic

1 Developing plot ideas into a story
2 Create interesting and believable characters
3 Writing dialogue for your characters
4 Short story I
5

Short story II

Blogging and writing for social media

6 Presenting the writer’s work

Course content – 13 to 14 year olds

The course covers developing plots, creating characters, dialogue writing, short stories and blogging and writing for the internet. It has been specifically designed for those who wish to write creatively and not for academic writing. With weekly feedback, our experienced and internationally certified teachers will guide students to develop their own unique writer’s voice. 

Week

Topic

1 Developing story ideas into plots
2 Creating characters
3 Writing dialogue
4 Short stories and input on vocabulary and language
5

Short stores (continued from week 4)

Blogging and writing for the internet

6

Blogging and writing for the internet (continued from week 5)

Authors' presentations

 

 

Course content – 15 to 17 year olds

The course covers screen writing, travel writing, profiles and interviews writing, poetry writing and putting it all together. It has been specifically designed for those who wish to write creatively and not for academic writing. With weekly feedback, our experienced and internationally certified teachers will guide students to develop their own unique writer’s voice. 

Week

Topic

1 Screen writing
2 Travel writing
3 Profiles and interviews
4 Poetry 1
5

Poetry 2

6

Putting it all together

Schedule for October batch

Day Date

11-12-year-olds

13-14-year-olds

15-17-year-olds

Saturday    8 October  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM           5:30 PM - 7:00 PM        6:00 PM - 7:30 PM             
Sunday 9 October 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday 15 October 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sunday 16 October 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday 29 October 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sunday 30 October 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday 5 November 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sunday 6 November 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday 12 November 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sunday 13 November 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday 19 November 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sunday 20 November 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Course delivery

  • Learning will happen through online classes using zoom platform.
  • Participants should use their own laptop/desktop to attend the session.
  • Recording/taking screenshot/photos of the course is strictly prohibited.

For any query, please email us at Indialibraries@britishcouncil.org