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From an idea to a story. I can help you make this happen.
From the germ of an idea to writing a meaningful story. I would like to help you develop your idea into the story you want to tell. Bring your idea/s, some paper, pencils or ipad and we will work together to make a great story!
Just so you know who I am I will give you a quick introduction about the work I have done over 30 years.
We will determine what medium you are writing for. E.g. children’s picture book, young adult book, animation script or just a story you want to tell.
How do we take the germ of your idea and turn it into a full blown story? I will help you develop your idea to create your story outline, character development and finally the story, whatever the medium you are writing for.
I will talk to you about your idea and give you feedback on its merit and credibility. Once we establish your idea is strong we will flesh out the story arc (or how you see your story unfolding).
Have you thought who you are writing for? We will determine this based on your story idea.
Following this we will talk about character development. Are they male, female or transgender (the latter only for older, young people)? Are they animal, fish or vegetable? What do they look like? Are they happy or sad, mean or friendly? This is only a very small example of what we will talk about to help you create characters that are believable.
We will then move to what the main focus of your story is going to be. Perhaps you don’t know this right away and this is where I can help you. What do you want to say? How do you want to say it? Again, these are questions we will deal with in the session.
I will set you some tasks and you will be able to email me to send me your writing for my feedback.
About the Author
My name is Penny Harris and I live in Melbourne, Australia. I have been telling children’s stories for a very long time and look forward to helping you tell yours. I have been an award-winning animator, children’s author and digital media director.Visit profile and see all programs