Creative writing for kids

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 11-14 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. 

Age group: 11 to 12 years | 13 to 14 years

Course duration: 18 hours I 6 weeks I weekend online classes

Course fee: INR 6,500 per participant

Special offer: As a British Council library member, you can avail a special discount of 15 per cent on the course fee.

Required English Language level: Above Upper-Intermediate level (Grade B2). Aspirants need to take the test on English Score App. The required score is B2 or above.

About the course – for 11 to 12 year olds

The course has been specially designed for young learners who wish to write stories, poems, blogs and other creative texts. It includes regular feedback and guidance from our experienced and certified teachers to help children reach their full potential as a writer. Students will also get a chance to interact in a range of discussions and activities with other budding writers to help them build their own writing community.

Course Content

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

About the course – for 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. 

 Course Content

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

 

 

Batch schedule: 21 August to 26 September

Schedule

Batch timings

(Registration is open for both the age groups)

Day Date

11-12-year-olds

13-14-year-olds
Saturday 21 Aug 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Sunday 22 Aug 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Saturday 28 Aug 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Sunday 29 Aug 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Saturday 4 Sep 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Sunday 5 Sep 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Saturday 11 Sep 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Sunday 12 Sep 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Saturday 18 Sep 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Sunday 19 Sep 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Saturday 25 Sep 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Sunday 26 Sep 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Batch schedule: 24 July to 29 August

Schedule Batch timings for 11-12-year-olds and 13-14-year-olds
Day Date 

Batch 1

(Registration closed)

Batch 2

(Registration closed)

Saturday 24 Jul 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Sunday 25 Jul 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday 31 Jul 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Sunday 1 Aug 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday 7 Aug 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Sunday 8 Aug 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday 14 Aug 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Sunday 15 Aug 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday 21 Aug 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Sunday 22 Aug 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday 28 Aug 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Sunday 29 Aug 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:30 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.

How to register

Interested in joining the course? Please share your details with us here and we will contact you soon.*

*Please note that registration is open for August batch and seats are full for July batch.

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