Holiday Writing Camp

By: Library Amesbury | Posted Friday September 22, 2017

In the school holidays there is a camp for young writers, called “Write like an Author”.

It teaches young writers the skills and techniques that professional authors use to create their stories and to develop their story-telling talents.

During the camp, each participant will develop and write an original creative story under the guidance of well-known author and writing coach Brian Falkner.

Brian, a New Zealander now living in Australia, is an internationally published, award winning children’s author with fifteen books published in more than thirteen countries.

Brian’s book “Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo” won the Young Adult section at the recent New Zealand Book Awards.

The camp will be held at Raroa Intermediate School during the school holidays, starting on Monday, 3rd October 2016 and running until Thursday, 6th October 2016.

The camp is non-residential, and runs from 9am - 3pm each day.

Students will need to bring their own device (a laptop or tablet to write their stories on).

The course fee is $260.00, and there is a discount for early registration which brings the fee payable down to $195.

A flyer about the camp is attached. For more information and to register, please visit

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