Story and Character

Workshop: Story and Character

Intended audience: Years 6 -13
Duration: 3 hours
Technology: chromebooks/iPads for students if needed
Description: This workshop takes students through fun, creative activities to help them create compelling characters and stories filled with action and drama. Students will learn a classic story structure and apply it to a story of their own. They will learn ways to increase the stakes and push their characters to the limit.

Writing skills learned include:

  • Brain and body warm ups
  • Know your style
  • Compelling characters
  • Simple story structure
  • Increase the drama
  • Defy logic

Cost: $1500 plus gst plus travel costs (IRD travel rate – 83c per km). You may be able to get funding assistance from Read NZ Te Pou Muramura.