AFCC 2018 Masterclass | Make Your Words Count: Writing for Young Adults


Make Your Words Count: Writing for Young Adults
By Sarah Odedina

Led by well-known children's book publisher Sarah Odedina, this intensive masterclass is aimed for those ready to push their writing to the next level. Be ready to tackle every component of the writing process big or small, from finding your own voice to crafting compelling dialogue, characters and settings. Participants will also gain practical expertise, with Sarah drawing from the many stories she has worked with in her publishing career.

*Lunch break included.
*Please note that this masterclass is capped at a maximum of 20 participants only. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

- AFCC 2018 pass holders enjoy 25% off regular prices for Masterclass tickets. Please email programmes@bookcouncil.sg to request for the discount code.

- Concession ticket holders are required to produce valid student identification for entry into the session.

This Masterclass session is presented as part of the 9th edition of the Asian Festival of Children's Content. For more information on available programmes, please visit https://afcc.com.sg

About the Speaker


Sarah Odedina has worked in the area of children's publishing for over two decades and with authors ranging from JK Rowling and Neil Gaiman, to debut authors whose stars are just rising. Sarah is Editor-at-Large for Pushkin's Children's Book as well as Editor of Scoop Magazine.


About the Asian Festival of Children's Content

The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) is a one-of-a-kind festival that aims to promote and celebrate the creation, development, and appreciation of quality Asian content for children. The Singapore Book Council has been organising the Asian Children's Writers and Illustrators Conference since 2000.

Leveraging on the success of this conference. it has since expanded to become a premier regional event that brings together esteemed local and international talents including writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, distributors, as well as parents and children.

Now in its 9th year running, the SBC is committed to expanding AFCC to boost its capacity, outreach and overall impact. At its maximum potential, AFCC can influence and impact the educational growth and development of approximately two billion children in Asia.

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Sat Sep 8, 2018
10:15 AM - 4:15 PM SGT
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Visitors' Briefing Room, Level 1, National Library Building
General Admission SOLD OUT $120.00
Concession - Student SOLD OUT $90.00
Venue Address
100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064 Singapore
Singapore Book Council

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