If you love creative writing you will love this “Delicious Ways with Words” online writing course!
If you are a Christian, and write novels for children/teens, you will love this step-by-step online course to go through at your own pace, wherever you are in the world.
By the end of the course you will be buzzing with exciting ways to breathe new life into your novel.
It doesn’t matter if you don’t know what personification is right now, or know the difference between a metaphor and a simile… by the end of the course you will be buzzing with exciting ways to breathe new life into your novel!
If you are writing to share the good news of Jesus in some way, your novel will already be extra special, because it has eternal value, but…
the better written it is, the more children will read and enjoy it!
Our children are worth a bit of extra effort, aren’t they? In the parable of the talents, the servants who received the gifts had to put them to work… the servant who buried his talent was in trouble – don’t let that be you!
Most writers struggle on alone hoping their writing is good enough, but, as with any field of life, a little bit of help can work wonders. This course can help you take your novel to the next level, with a few simple, proven tweaks.
This course is for you if you:
- Are new to writing novels for children/teens…
- Or want to make a start.
- Love creative writing.
- Have a message to share.
- Want to learn some new ideas to add some extra to your stories.
If you have been called to write, someone is waiting for your story. This is an awesome responsibility. Write for a Reason courses exist to help you, but whether you decide this course is right for you or not, please let me encourage you: don’t bury your talent. Our children need the light, life, encouragement and hope that Christian books can bring.
Hello! My name is Janet Wilson. I’m a mum, grandma and founder of Dernier Publishing (we publish Christian books for children) and Write for a Reason.
In my role as a publisher, I have learnt a few things about great novels, which I would love to pass on to you, to help you make your stories the very best they can be.
I am a Christian, and this course reflects that, but whatever your beliefs, you will find plenty to help you in your own writing journey.
You can start RIGHT NOW! When you join this course you will be able to get to work IMMEDIATELY on your manuscript… or if you’re brand new to writing, you will have some great ideas ready for when you take the plunge.
I would count it a privilege to help you on your writing journey.
In this course we will be looking at seven literary devices to add a sprinkling of X factor to your novel! This is what’s included in the course:
Here you will find an overview of everything you will be studying, plus some super-practical suggestions to help you make the most of the course.
Lesson One: Onomatopoeia
In this first lesson we will look at what onomatopoeia is and find out some great ways to use it. A fun exercise will consolidate what you’ve learnt.
Lesson Two: Personification
In lesson two we will look at what personification is, and how using it can add depth and atmosphere to your novel in order to grip your readers and take them right into the story with your characters.
Lesson Three: Metaphors
In lesson three we will look at great metaphors and how to use them to the greatest effect. By the end of the lesson you will making up unforgettable metaphors of your own to add to your story.
Lesson Four: Similes
In lesson four we will discover the difference between metaphors and similes, then get to grips with how and when to use similes to strengthen your descriptions.
Lesson Five: Consonance, Assonance and Alliteration
In lesson five we will look at consonance, assonance and alliteration – and you will do some awesome exercises to consolidate your knowledge of these three literary techniques.
Bonus Lesson: Strong Words
A quick look at how you can use strong words to add greater atmosphere and heaps of extra thrill-factor in your novel.
In the conclusion we will tie up all the awesomeness of everything you have learned, and I will set you a final exercise to send you on your way! 🙂
It’s time to invest in your writing! It’s just £7.99.
See you on the other side!