Comments about Writing Children's Literature MA - At the institution - Kingston Upon Thames - Greater London
This MA covers the critical appreciation of existing writing in this area and will enable you to develop your own work for young readers. With access to published practitioners, you will be encouraged to study the various sub genres devoted to children’s writing. In addition, you will specialise in writing for children within the Special Study and the Writers’ Workshop. Visiting writers, such as Chrissie Gittins and resident Faculty members, especially Professor Norma Clarke, will enhance your study and writing practice.
Writing Children's Literature MA
What will you study?
You will have the opportunity to develop your creative writing skills, specialising in this chosen genre. You will also study literary criticism and theory and will look at the professional elements of writing, such as copy-editing and how to get your work published.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
-Creative Dissertation and Critical Essay
-Elements of Professional Writing
-Special Study: Workshops in Popular genre Writing
-Structure and Style
Option modules (choose 1)
-Concepts of Popular Literature
-Historical Contexts of Popular Literature