The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

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The Children’s Book : (W)rite To Read

  • Saturday, 20th Nov
  • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm IST

This workshop is for all aspiring writers who want to write for children of all ages. Learn from Patricia Forde what inspires her to be such a prolific writer and how to get started on those wild ideas hovering around you.

Workshop Profile  
-How I became a writer
-Generating ideas for children’s books
-Creating character and character arcs
-Structure and story
-Writing in scenes/ learning from film
-Write now. Practice exercises

Date: Saturday, 20th November,2021
Time: 3:30 pm -5.00pm IST


-Laptop/ Mobile phone/ stationery
-Good internet connection

An Introduction to the Facilitator

Patricia Forde :
Author, Ireland

Patricia Forde is a multi-award winning writer for children and young people. She writes everything from Picture Books to Young Adult novels. She is bi- lingual and writes books in both English and Irish. Her novel The Wordsmith is particularly well known and is published in the US as The List. Patricia lives in Galway on the west coast of Ireland.


Patricia Forde

Patricia Forde is a multi-award winning writer for children and young people. She writes in both English and Irish. 

More Info


Presented By

Blank Slate Knowledge Foundation


Suppored By

Consulate General of Ireland



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