Picture Book Beginners to Intermediate Courses

Time: Approx. five times a year.
7 pm – 9 pm Mondays to Fridays.
Location: Online (Zoom)
Cost €150

Join award-winning author-illustrator, Adrienne Geoghegan on Zoom in this creative writing workshop that covers the key techniques for writing picture books for 3-7-year-olds.  Adrienne helps you to gain insight into the world of picture book illustration, and demystify the process, share her process and journey.
NOTE: Publishers need/are looking for great picture book writers. You do not ALSO need to be an illustrator, the publisher will find the perfect illustrator match for your book if you are primarily a writer. If you are talented in both areas, then Adrienne will help;p you take the next step in the right direction. 

This course is ideal for beginners to intermediate level, for those who want to learn the fundamentals behind picture book making.  

Course Content:

  • Know your audience – how to write for children who can’t yet read, or are at the early stages of reading.

  • Picture book age groups explained.

  • How to entertain a young audience, whilst not boring the reader.

  • Coming up with ideas – brainstorming exercises, exploring your childhood memories or the imagination of your child or relative.

  • Classic themes explored, and how to refresh/update them. 

  • How to write a ‘read-aloud story’ plus advice on sentence structure and word count.

  • Pictures – how to write a story that will be illustrated.

  • Practical writing and brainstorming exercises.

  • Adrienne provides written notes every evening in a follow on email to help you on your journey and demystify the world of picture book creation.

    BOOK APRIL (BELOW) FOR THE NEXT AVAILABLE COURSE DATE:
Beginners Picture Book Course

BEGINNERS TO INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Time: Approx. five times a year.
7 pm – 9 pm Mondays to Fridays.
Location: Online (Zoom)
Cost €150

Join award-winning author-illustrator, Adrienne Geoghegan on Zoom in this creative writing workshop that covers the key techniques for writing picture books for 3-7-year-olds.  Adrienne helps you to gain insight into the world of picture book illustration, and demystify the process, share her process and journey.
NOTE: Publishers need/are looking for great picture book writers. You do not ALSO need to be an illustrator, the publisher will find the perfect illustrator match for your book if you are primarily a writer. If you are talented in both areas, then Adrienne will help;p you take the next step in the right direction. 

This course is ideal for beginners to intermediate level, for those who want to learn the fundamentals behind picture book making. 

Course Content:

  • Know your audience – how to write for children who can’t yet read, or are at the early stages of reading.

  • Picture book age groups explained.

  • How to entertain a young audience, whilst not boring the reader.

  • Coming up with ideas – brainstorming exercises, exploring your childhood memories or the imagination of your child or relative.

  • Classic themes explored, and how to refresh/update them. 

  • How to write a ‘read-aloud story’ plus advice on sentence structure and word count.

  • Pictures – how to write a story that will be illustrated.

  • Practical writing and brainstorming exercises.

  • Adrienne provides written notes every evening in a follow on email to help you on your journey and demystify the world of picture book creation.

    BOOK APRIL (BELOW) FOR THE NEXT AVAILABLE COURSE DATE:

Picture Book Beginners to Intermediate Course Dates

APRIL: Beginners to Intermediate Picture Book Course

Monday to Friday
19th to 23rd April
19:00 pm to 21:00 pm

JUNE: Beginners to Intermediate Picture Book Course

Monday to Friday
21st to 25th June
19:00 pm to 21:00 pm

AUGUST: Beginners to Intermediate Picture Book Course

Monday to Friday
23rd to 27th August
19:00 pm to 21:00 pm

PICTURE BOOK MAKING COURSE

Hello,

Would you like to win a free place on our hugely popular picture book courses?  We are offering two free spots, worth €150 each, for creating an awesome children’s picture book proposal, ready to send to an agent or publisher. 

Fingers crossed,

Adrienne x