Explore the process of writing a children’s novel with award-winning author and television writer R.A. Spratt. Behind popular series Friday Barnes, Girl Detective and The Adventures of Nanny Piggins, Spratt has a knack for creating engaging characters and addictive storylines. She’ll cover the basics of plotting and planning a novel, and share tips on generating ideas and seeing your novel through to its completion. You’ll also have the opportunity to discuss your own project with the group.

On receipt of booking, we will ask you to confirm any special requirements, including access needs. While not all rooms in Science House are fully accessible, we are committed to ensuring that all participants can attend all workshops.

With thanks to NYU Sydney.

R.A. Spratt (Australian)

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R.A. Spratt is the enormously popular best selling author of series The Peski Kids, Friday Barnes and Nanny Piggins series. Her action packed books, poignantly observed characters and razor sharp dialogue are influenced by her long career as a television writer. And her background as a stand-up comic shines through in her spectacular author presentations.