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In this clip, writers Michael Morpurgo and Philip Pullman, poets Caroline Bird and Kate Clanchy and novelists Rebecca Abrams and Charles Cummins share the secrets of creative writing with almost 400 young people at Broughton Castle in Oxfordshire.
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12 January 2012

Classroom Ideas

Can be used to help students write some text to inform and explain. Can they be the author of a 'dummies guide' or 'rough guide' to creative writing'? Can students categorise and place the tips in order of their perceived importance to effective writing?