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Picture book workshop with Helen Docherty

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Want to uncover the secrets of what makes a great picture book?
Award-winning author Helen Docherty is hosting a two-hour interactive workshop on Saturday 18 January 2020 in Bristol.

The workshop will cover:

- what publishers are looking for
- how to generate and select the best ideas
- developing character and narrative
- the pros and cons of writing in rhyme
- how to edit (and re-edit!) your work

How to book
Tickets are £45 including VAT and are available until 28 December. Workshop places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Sat 18 January 2020, 10.30am - 12.30pm

Public meeting room

Schedule/Speaker profile(s)

About Helen Docherty

Helen Docherty lives in South Wales and is an internationally published picture book author. Her work, which includes the award-winning picture books The Snatchabook and The Knight Who Wouldn't Fight, has been translated into 24 languages. Her books have been staged as plays and as a children’s opera, by a school in Canada. Helen worked for many years as a language teacher before becoming an author, and also has an MA in Film and Television Production (Bristol University) which helped to develop her skills in crafting narrative.

You can learn more about Helen, her books and story-writing workshops on her website:

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