The Golden Egg Academy offers a structured route to publication for talented writers for children. Our courses are run by industry experts and some of the top up-and-coming editorial talent in the UK.

Write Your Successful Children's Novel 12-Week

Gain an introduction to writing for children and young adults with award-winning editor, Imogen Cooper and her decades of industry experience through interactive webinars, weekly workbook modules and our interactive facebook group.

Writing for Children and Young Adults 1-Year

Delve into the craft of storytelling with modules on structure, character, voice and an in-depth look at the needs of young readers in today’s market. Taught through interactive online workshops, weekly workbook modules and an interactive facebook group.

Industry-Led, Work on Your Novel 6-Months

It’s time to get your head down and work on your manuscript. This six-month, self-guided Work on Your Novel selective course is run by Golden Egg’s Industry Editors builds on the fundamental skills taught on our Writing for Children and Young Adults course.

Mentoring with Golden Egg Industry Editors

Selected applicants work closely with one of our top industry editors to fine tune their manuscript and ensure it is of the highest standard. Writers also have the opportunity to develop ideas for their submission to our exclusive First Look deals.

How to be a Picture Book Writer 4-Week

Immerse yourself in the world of picture books with industry editor and picture book mentor Jo Collins on this comprehensive and interactive short course on writing children’s picture books. Taught through interactive webinars, weekly workbook modules and an interactive facebook group.

Writing Picture Books for Young Children 1-Year

Through this carefully structured course, you will analyse the core elements needed to create successful picture books and help you develop the necessary skills to succeed in this important and highly competitive sector of the children’s book market.

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