The Kingsmead Book Fair (KBF) will be held on Saturday 27 May in Johannesburg. This is the 12th year of the festival and it has become a significant event on South Africa’s literary calendar, for authors and readers alike. The KBF Young Writers’ Competition will close on the 31 March at 20H00. Enter now!
children’s creative writing
Spilling Ink is one of the best handbooks for young writers you’ll find, with everything from finding your writer’s voice to plotting what happens, creating your characters, choosing a narrative voice (who is telling your story) and getting into a writing practice.
The authors have put together everything a young writer needs to know.
Boost your child’s creative writing skills by following these three tips: get dramatic, write what they know and touch and feel their words.
When children get inspired to write their own stories, this is the book you can steer them towards. Growing writers will love the write-in spiral bound style which they can take wherever they go, and it has prompts, tips and a story writing tool kit to help them learn to write their own stories.