The 2021 Mini-Writing Festival ignites student writing!

A live interactive mini-writing event for schools

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The Mini-Writing Festival includes 15 live workshops 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
Mini-Writing Festival $4.00 early bird

Live author workshops, each models writing skills

All Writing Types

Writing Modelled

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

15 Author Workshops

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

2020 Highlights

The largest live festival in 2020

Need some time? We can hold a spot for your school for 3 days. Please send me a quote
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

Program Pricing

Mini Writing Festival 2020

Includes:

Standard

Part and Whole School

$10.00 per student

AUD excluding GST
Minimum of 1 classroom
Minimum 10 students per classroom

Early Bird

Part School

$5.00 per student

AUD excluding GST
Minimum of 1 classroom
Minimum 10 students per classroom

Early Bird

Whole School

$4.00 per student

AUD excluding GST
Minimum of 1 classroom
Minimum 10 students per classroom

To receive the Early Bird price, sign up must be completed by 1 April 2020

Need some time? We can hold a spot for your school for 3 days. Please send me a quote

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

Can’t attend the live school event?

Use the on demand Mini-Writing Festival Resource Kit for schools

Release Date: 10th August 2021

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Need some time? We can hold a spot for your school for 3 days. Please send me a quote

What's included

What your students can do

Can students access the resources from the classroom or home? Yes. Each child has an account and can remotely access resources.

A Littlescribe thank you to our partners

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2021 Theme New Worlds, Old Worlds, Other worlds

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On Butterfly Wings, Educator Community.

How a live 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.

How a live mini-writing session works

Inspire

Connect with your favourite Aussie authors

Mini-writing Festival Author Wall

Create

Write a page of work every session

Share

Add your work to the Story Starter Wall

Homeschool Mini-Writing Festival Resource Kit

Release Date: 10th August 2021

Homeschooling classroom
AUD excluding GST
Maximum 6 student licences per Homeschooling Kit.

What's included

What your students can do

Why can’t homeschooled children participate in the live event? This is a school event only. Due to the management of privacy and security only schools can join the live event.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?

Click on the Register button, enter your details and provide payment information for the number of students to be involved.

When is the deadline to register?

Registrations will close on 23rd July, or when the festival registration numbers have reached capacity.

What resources are included in the mini-writing festival?

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

After the live event you will get access to the recorded workshop and series of 3 to 5 min videos focused on key points from the workshop to reinforce and reuse over term 3 and 4.

What is the early bird price and when is the deadline?

Whole School: $4.00 per student
Part School: $5.00 per student.

Deadline is 1 April 2021. The standard rate of $10.00 per child then applies.

AUD + GST applies to pricing

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.

Can I register as a whole school?

Yes. Register before 1 April 2021 and it is $4.00 per student.

Can I register as a class?

Yes. Register before 1 April 2021 and it is $5.00 per student for part schools.

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!
Can I register if I am not a school?

No. This is a school event only and not open to the public.

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