Writing Children’s Stories

Syllabus

Concrete Poetry

1: Overview of writing for Children.

2: Young Adult Books: Jason Reynolds.

4: Anagrams.

5: Jason Reynolds and Free Verse

6: Irony, Paradox, and Dramatic Reversal.

7: Craft Topics.

8: Dialogue Formatting.

9: Dialogue 2

10: Examples of POV

11: Putting together a Scene.

12: Summary, Backstory, Flashback, Foreshadowing.

13. Interior Monologue (YA).

14. Middle Grade 1

15: Notable YA Excerpts

14: Beautiful Writing:

15: Poetry for Children

16. The Poetry of Childhood

17. Middle Grade Memoir

18: Partner Edit 1.

19: Partner Edit: 2

20: Picture Books

21: Concrete Poetry

22: Picture Books B.

23. The Fisherman and his Wife.

24: Non-fiction Picture Books.

25: Concept Books.