How to choose a creative writing class for kids
Looking to help a child build their writing skillset, learn more about the craft of writing, or finally finish that story they've been working on? You’re in the right place. That’s why we built this directory of the best creative writing courses.
However, creative writing classes aren’t one size fit all. If you’re planning to enroll your child in a creative writing class for kids, you’ll want to make sure that it matches what you’re seeking.
So make sure to consider the following questions when you’re researching kids writing courses:
- Who is the instructor? How many years of experience do they have in working with children?
- Is there something in particular you’d like your child to learn about writing? Does this course include it?
- How long is the course, and where is it taught?
- How much does the kids writing course cost? Does it fit into your budget?
More kids creative writing resources
Whether you’re a new or established author, there are always evergreen resources out there to how to help a kid get a headstart on writing.
Free online materials
- Creative Writing Prompts (resource)
- Book Title Generator (resource)
- Character Name Generator (resource)
- Plot Generator (resource)
- Short Stories (resource)
- How to Write a Novel (blog post)
- How to Edit a Book (blog post)
- For writers in the UK: Writers' & Artists' Yearbook
- For writers in the US: Writer’s Market 2020