Write Your Successful Children’s Novel
with Imogen Cooper

Acclaimed children’s book editor Imogen Cooper will teach you the craft of writing a successful novel for children.

Admissions for the 12-week course are now closed. 


This comprehensive and interactive short course in writing a successful children’s novel includes £3,500 worth of advice, knowledge and time from Imogen’s successful career in the children’s publishing industry. All this for only £595 or 3 instalments of £198.33.

The twelve-week course includes:

  • 6 x 1 hour live webinars, in which you will get the chance to ask Imogen questions and discuss your story, worth £432
    • Webinars will be recorded for those who can’t make it on the night.
  • 30+ short videos, in which Imogen will show you how to build your novel from the ground up, worth £230
  • Twelve workbook modules of advice and exercises, based on Imogen’s many years’ experience in the children’s publishing industry and her time editing hundreds of debut writers. Equivalent to more than £3000 of her time.
  • Editorial read from one of our industry editors. 
  • Each of Imogen’s modules is on one aspect of writing for children and is filled with:
    • Writing and editing guidance on character, motivation, voice, dialogue, antagonism, theme, plot, structure, setting, show vs tell,
      your target audience
    • Multiple weekly exercises to improve your storytelling craft
    • Children’s publishing industry insights and current tips from Imogen’s discussions with publishers, editors and literary agents
  • A Facebook group in which you can ask Imogen questions about the course, gain support and share your journey with your peers. Includes three Facebook lives with Imogen. 
  • Planning for Success downloadable resource. Help with planning deadlines and setting goals.
  • NEW! – As well as Imogen answering questions, giving seminars, and additional Q&As she will also be running a brand NEW masterclass for this group. 

Although this course is designed to allow writers to study at their own pace, we would recommend approximately 4-5 hours of study time per week.

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