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Writing Books for Children Diploma Course

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Writing Books for Children Diploma Course

If you ever fancied becoming the next J.K Rowling and writing a series of Best Selling Children's Books or you just quite fancy learning about the processes and techniques involved in writing for children - then this course is for you!


This comprehensive course takes you from a complete beginner in writing and covers the many aspects of publishing, focusing on those all-important writing techniques, right through to how to get an agent and build your author’s platform.

The course provides you with all of the information required to be able to write books which are suitable for your chosen age range, and offers you helpful tips and in-depth information to help your journey towards publication be smooth and productive.

This course also provides you with the tools to:

·      Create three-dimensional characters

·      Learn the secrets to great storytelling

·      Write an in-depth outline

·      Cope with rejections

·      Set productive goals

·      Develop the writer within

·      Write opening paragraphs

·      Close a chapter successfully

·      Write picture books

·      Sell picture books

·      Write horror stories

·      Write adventure stories

·      Write middle grade stories and more

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

The course will take you up to 150 hours to complete. Upon completion of the course assessment you will receive 2 Writing Books for Children Diploma certificates from the Centre of Excellence and the IANLPC.

Course Contents:


Module One: Getting Started.

Six Myths to Side Step Neatly.

Module One Tasks.

Module Two: Secrets to Great Storytelling.

Module Two Tasks.

Module Three: Craft Compelling Characters.

Module Three Tasks.

Module Four: Outlines, Beginning and Middles.

Module Four Tasks.

Module Five: Closing a Chapter

Module Five Task.

Common Plot Problems.

Module Six: Creating Horror

Module Six Task.

Module Seven: Writing Middle Grade Books.

Module Seven Task.

Module Eight: Writing Mystery Stories.

Module Eight Tasks.

Module Nine: The Seven-day Inspiration Plan.

Module Nine Task.

Module Ten: Writing the Picture Book.

Module Ten Tasks.

Module Eleven: Writing and Selling the Picture Book.

Module Eleven Summary.

Module Eleven Tasks.

Module Twelve: Building Your Author Platform..

Module Thirteen: Traditional Publishing vs Self-publishing.

Module Thirteen Tasks.

Final Creative Writing Tasks.


Our courses include comprehensive support, should you require any assistance. You can contact our friendly course advisers by telephone or by email.

Contact Details

Continued Learning

All course delegates are welcome to attend our regular, ongoing learning and inspirational events. We also hold regular inspirational events in Manchester and London for all students studying any of our courses. The events are a great way to watch live demonstrations of different techniques, learn new skills, have a practice with other students and to meet your tutors. Once you've signed up for any of our courses you will receive details of our different monthly events via email. If you cannot attend our events you can watch a live streaming of the event on our tv channel.

All courses can be paid for using our secure online payment system or via paypal. 


If you would prefer to pay via bacs payment or via cheque please email us at or call us on 0800 955 6808 for more assistance.


All of the online course materials are emailed over to you as e-documents, if you would prefer a hard copy of the course materials to be posted out to you please select this when checking out.