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Curtis Brown Creative: Writing YA & Children's Fiction with Catherine Johnson (Online)
Mon 25 Jan 2021 to Mon 26 Apr 2021
An in-depth three-month online course specialising in how to write YA, Middle Grade, and Children’s Fiction (for the over 7s) with YA and children’s author and experienced tutor Catherine Johnson. Apply by 6th December.

Join a peer-group of 15 writers (selective applications process), for three months of expert teaching, special industry advice days, writing workshops, and one-to-one tuition, all hosted on our secure learning platform. 

Tutor Catherine Johnson will give direct feedback to students on their novels-in-progress via weekly online workshops, one-to-one tutorials, and writing exercises. Via our online learning platform, you’ll get access to teaching videos from Catherine, plus notes and resources.

Catherine Johnson has written over 15 books for children and young adults since 1993, including the award-winning Sawbones. Her latest book, Freedom, came out in 2018 and was nominated for the Carnegie medal. ‘Catherine wants us to be the best writers we can be and her passion was clear throughout’ Ian Brooks, Online Writing for Children student

Selective Entry: We offer places to the most talented applicants. Apply by 6th December 2020.

Dates: 25 January - 26 April 2021
Location: Online (Take this course from anywhere in the world)
Course Fee: £1,600

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