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Using drawing to inspire stories

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Author/book resource, Creative writing
Programme: Live Literature, Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour
Language: English
Genre: Art, Literature
Age group: 6-8, 9-11

In this video, author John Fardell demonstrates how to use art and drawing to gain inspiration for creative writing.

Grab a pen and paper, and be inspired to use drawing to start your next story. If you are inside right now, you could be inspired by what you can see from your window.

Video Using drawing to inspire stories

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