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Creative writing with author Catherine Emmett

Young girl holding a pen with a thought bubble over her head with her imagining different things to write about.
10 February 2021

How to write the perfect story 

Is your child a budding writer? Children’s author Catherine Emmett has made us a fantastic video workshop on writing stories to share with families. 

Whether your child wants to improve their story writing skills to help with school work or they just love writing for fun there are some great ideas and tips here to help them get started, develop their story and come up with a fantastic ending. 

Watch it now!

Catherine Emmett is author of King of the Swamp. Her second book, The Pet, will be out in May. 

For more resources to develop writing skills check out the wide range of Universal Class courses available, all free with your library card: