The Homeschooling
2021 Mini-Writing Festival Education Kit

Write with loved Aussie Authors.
Pre recorded workshops include techniques modelled, writing challenges and expansion of vocab.
All workshops are linked to CBCA Book Week theme, Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds.

1 Illustrator in every workshop in the Mini-Writing Festival
45 min per workshop in the Mini-Writing Festival

On demand video workshops designed to suit your schedule and activities

All Writing Types

Writing Modelled

Deborah Abela: shares how she develops characters. Mini-Writing Festival 2020.

15 Author Workshops

Littlescribe provides an opportunity for the Home Schooling community to access quality Australian resources. I am looking forward to sharing more programs that understand our unique needs as home educators
Lusi Austin - That Homeschool Life / Littlescribe Literacy Advocate
Creator | Writer | Speaker | Consultant
Absolutely loved it! ...not only inspired my students to write more creatively, but has inspired my teaching!
Deborah Hansen - Curriculum Leader and Teacher
Kings Baptist Grammar School Wynn Vale, SA

Sneak Peek

Highlights from 2020: micro-videos and students work shared on The Story Starter Wall

Kirli Saunders: Personification

James Foley: Visual literacy

Thomas Mayor: Three favourite words

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Visit The Story Starter Wall, writing by kids for kids 

Participating in the Littlescribe writing festival and being able to observe how a published author constructs a piece of writing inspired our students to be creative writers who use an array of different writing techniques to write a well-structured, entertaining piece of writing.
Elise Baird
AP Leader of Pedagogy - St Josephs Primary School Wee Waa

The Program: 15 sessions


What's included

What your children can do

Home Schoolers


Each child has an account and can access resources

Maximum of 10 child licences per home

$55.00 per home

$AUD excluding GST

The Littlescribe Festival took our children to the next level with their writing. There were so many ideas for both students and teachers to be upskilled in their writing. A fantastic experience.

Rhonda Creasy – Teacher Librarian. Wallsend Public School NSW
Author, Katrina McKelvey watched live by Wallsend Public School.
Students in classrooms Mini-writing festival St Declan's Catholic Primary Katrina McKelvey

A Littlescribe thank you to our partners

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On Butterfly Wings, Educator Community.

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 New Worlds, Old Worlds, Other worlds

How a Mini-Writing session works

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Every session an illustrator joins, drawing as the author shares, while the literacy experts guide and direct the lesson and writing activities.


Connect with your favourite Aussie authors

Mini-writing Festival Author Wall


Write a page of work every session


Add your work to the Story Starter Wall

Sample writing challenges and resources

Deborah Abela Spelling Bee 2
James Foley Alphabet Soup 1

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?

Click on the Register button, enter your details and provide payment information we will send an email with your login details so you can get started.

Can Home schoolers attend the live event?

The live sessions are a school event only, due to the complexity of management of privacy and security.

All videos are recorded and made available on demand as part of the Home Schoolers Education Kit. Home schoolers received the same resources as schools.


When is the deadline to register?

Registrations are open, the earlier you register the longer you have access to the all the resources.

What resources are included in the mini-writing festival?

There will be downloadable lesson resources for each session with pre and post-workshop activities.

15 pre recorded workshop videos, are available on demand. A series of  micro videos from the full workshop will be provided they focused on key points from the workshop to reinforce and reuse over term 3 and 4. Approx 100 will be released.

How do coupon codes work?

If you have a coupon code you can use it during the cart purchase process. your discount will be applied.

Do students have to attend all the sessions?
No, you can choose which sessions to attend.
Can students attend all the sessions?

Yes, you can choose which sessions to attend.

What is required to login into the event?

Links will be made available in the platform to Zoom and YouTube.

We will send reminder emails.

What should we bring to the live session?

The sessions will be interactive so each student should bring pens, pencils, paper white boards and imagination!

How can students submit questions to the authors?

You can email questions to the authors to [email protected]. Make sure you include student/class name and school.

What happens if a student, class or school can’t make it to a session?
Refunds are not provided, however you will have access to the recording of the workshop.
What is the Story Starter Wall?

A digital wall of students’ work, inspired by each session, to read, celebrate and use as a starter for your next story. Access the Story Starter wall.

What is shown on the Story Starter Wall?

The student’s piece of work, the student’s first name only and the person they would like to read their writing.

Work is submitted by the teacher and reviewed by Littlescribe before making it live.

Do we have to add work to the Story Starter Wall?

No, it is an opt-in activity.

Who can see the Story Starter Wall?
The world, they are your audience!

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