Thursday 1st July at
16:00 BST / 11:00 EST
Of course there are techniques and helpful ways of approaching writing successfully for children. But while it’s fun and important to talk about these – the real substance of what makes an authentic voice for children is what you can do to recover, relive and then recreate from your own experience.
So whether you can reach back and find the still angry teenager, the fierce seven year old that knows that being unfair is still wrong, or the dreamy child who can see palaces in the clouds and the soul in her dog’s eyes – those are the voices that publisher Barry Cunningham, and millions of readers, want to find.