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School Holiday Programme: Youth Writers' Summit

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Tour

Part of Virtual Events

Restrictions

All Ages

Love writing and want to hone your skills? Never written before and want to know where to start?

Tune into the Imagine This! Youth Writers’ Summit, where you’ll learn the basics of writing creatively - where to start, how to find your voice, how to find your character’s outside your character - and so much more. Each pre-recorded weekly session will cover a different genre of writing. Heed the advice, have a go, and submit your work to Kaiawhina Whare Pukapuka (Tamariki) Riah Tahana-Dawson for constructive commentary and book prizes.

Writing for Theatre - characters, plotting and the truth of your project.
What is Poetry? - with special guest Lily Holloway.

Writing Fantasy - magic systems, high fantasy and modern fantasy, with special guest spot appearances. Writing for Children – What does it take to capture the attention of ngā tamariki? With special guest kōrero. All sessions chaired by Riah Tahana-Dawson, and suitable for confident youth writers. See full timetable for time/date details. Contact Riah.Tahana-Dawson@poriruacity.govt.nz

Thursday December 23 – Youth Writers’ Summit Writing for Theatre - characters, plotting and the truth of your project. Suitable for confident youth writers.

Thursday December 30 – Youth Writers’ Summit What is Poetry? - with special guest Lily Holloway. Suitable for confident youth writers.

Wednesday January 5 Youth Writers’ Summit Writing Fantasy - magic systems, high fantasy and modern fantasy, with special guest spot appearances. Suitable for confident youth writers.

Thursday January 13 Youth Writers’ Summit Writing for Children – What does it take to capture the attention of ngā tamariki? With special guest kōrero. Suitable for confident youth writers.

Follow the action online via:
- Porirua City Council YouTube Channel: Porirua City Council
- Children’s Chat Group page: Porirua Library Children's Chat
- For the full timetable visit the Porirua Libraries website.

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