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  1. A fictional short story writing workshop using different genres for inspiration

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    A story workshop can be a great way of encouraging young people to write fiction.

  2. Adapting writing for different purposes

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    How the purpose of writing can affect the style, with an example of travel writing.

  3. Author Michael Morpurgo on how he writes his stories

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    Michael Morpurgo reveals how he came to write the novels Private Peaceful and War Horse.

  4. Developing narrative writing

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    A variety of authors provide tips on how they develop their narrative writing.

  5. Developing travel writing

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    Kate Humble gives her top tips for travel writing on board the Ffestioniog Railway.

  6. Exploring genre

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    Various writers explore different ways of adapting the traditional genre of fairy tales.

  7. Fairy tales - ingredients and influence

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    An exploration of the key ingredients of traditional fairy tales.

  8. How famous authors get their ideas

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    Writers discuss what provides them with the stimulus to write a story.

  9. Michael Morpurgo and authors share writing tips

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    Authors and poets share the secrets of their writing.

  10. Philip Pullman on the fantastical parallel worlds in his novels

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    Author Philip Pullman gives fascinating insights into the workings of a novelist's mind.

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