Kids get so much fun out of listening to books written in rhyme and adults love reading them.
If you are a picture book writer, don't miss this workshop by Chris Collin.
Chris has sold 30,000 copies of his self-published picture books so he must be doing something right. It's always best to learn from someone who is a success at what they do.
What are the fundamentals of rhyming picture books?
The first is Rhyme and Meter:
Rhyme & Meter comes naturally to some writers. To others, combining rhyme and meter with a neat story is an exercise in frustration - however, a great picture book must have all three.
How to understand Rhyme and Meter:
Meter is similar to singing on key. Some people have perfect pitch: they sing every note on key. Others sing flat. If smooth meter doesn't come naturally to you, it can take a whole lot of hard work and hair pulling to make it sound right.
With rhyme, you have to be careful not to use the 'easy' words and sound like an amateur. There is a way to get it right. Chris has discovered the secret and will share it with you.
The Story Counts Too!
The story you tell is just as important as your rhyme and meter. The same story writing rules apply in rhyme as in plain text - fun, interesting characters, and a plot that grabs reader interest with its first few lines. Learn from Chris what he does to make his books so popular.
Saturday May 13th - 10am to 12 pm
Writing in Rhyme.
A fun-filled 2 hour session with Chris Collin on writing in rhyme.
Learn the secret to making your poem or rhyming story as much fun to read as it was to create.
Cost $66.00 Book http://www.gondorwriterscentre.com/workshops.html or phone Elaine on 07 54 399 038.