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Write like an Author!


  • Tue 9 Jul 2024, 9:00am–3:00pm
  • Wed 10 Jul 2024, 9:00am–3:00pm
  • Thu 11 Jul 2024, 9:00am–3:00pm


All Ages

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Brian Falkner

Learn the secrets of writing great stories from an award-winning author
"Write Like an Author" is a school holiday program for young writers.

Held in a fun and supportive setting at Freemans Bay School in Auckland - Freemans Bay this camp will see children develop and write stories with help from award-winning author Maria Gill.

The award-winning author of 60 books including Kate Sheppard, Anzac Heroes, and New Zealand Disasters.

It will be held during the school holidays, from Tuesday, 9th July 2024 to Thursday, 11st July 2024.

There will be a three day camp for children aged 9 to 14 and a one day workshop for children aged 7 to 10.

Young writers will learn:
- How to come up with story ideas
- How to plan and outline a story
- How to come up with interesting, sympathetic characters
- The writing process, how to put it all down on paper

Plus they'll make new friends and have heaps of fun!

The location of the camp is:
Freemans Bay School
Wellington Street, Freemans Bay, Auckland, 1011

The camp is non-residential, and runs from 9 am to 4 pm each day.
The number of places on the camp is strictly limited so register early if your child is interested in attending the camp.

If your child enjoys creative writing, they are sure to love this special school holiday camp.

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