Learn to write stories
like a published author
With a published author!

The internationally acclaimed writing course for middle-grade students that shows you how to write stories the way authors do.

On a four-day, school holiday writing camp, a professional author will take you on a journey of fun and discovery, learning how to create, develop and write awesome stories, guiding you every step of the way.

The course has been developed by international award winning author and writing coach Brian Falkner and proven for over a decade in classrooms in Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

If your child's interest is in illustration, check out our sister program:
Draw Like an Artist.

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Students Say

"This camp was a whirlwind of fun and surprises!" 
Annika (15) - Somerset College camp

"I loved everything from meeting new people to learning how to write."
Ava (13) - Raroa Intermediate camp

"It made writing easier for me and explained aspects of stories I didn't really understand."
Anna (12) - Southwell School camp

Teachers Say

"it was a pleasure to see such joy on the faces of the students..."

"the improvement in our students' writing was real and measurable..."

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Writing Camps

Sept/Oct Holidays 2020

Art Camps

Wellington
Kids Live Trivia

Coming soon:
Live Trivia Quiz!

Due to the Covid-19 crisis all of our holiday writing and art camps have been postponed until further notice. In the meantime, why not put a team together and take part in our fun, free, live Kids Trivia Quiz!

This is a game for kids from eight to fourteen with live quizmaster, author Brian Falkner. The date and time will be revealed shortly.

Create a quiz team with friends, up to six people, choose a captain and get ready to play. Each team member can log in from their own home, you join your team online.

Stay home, stay safe and have fun.