Minecrafting a Story Workshop

minecraft-with-banner-no-face What could be better than computer games and writing? When it comes to Minecraft, they go together perfectly.

I have heaps of fun at my Minecraft workshops and the kids are always excited to write. This month at Liverpool and Cannes Hill Library both sessions were fully booked and a hopeful group of waiting list kids stood at the door.

I fitted them in, of course. Who can say no to six kids that keen?
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I’m still amazed at the consistent quality of the work produced despite the range of ages (once it was from 7 to 14) and range of ability. I think it’s because the Minecraft world is a comfort zone and they feel very confident writing about something they know and love.

The Minecraft world has everything a story needs and my young writers create some amazing word magic on their crafting tables. minecraft-workshop-class-scene

If you are interested in booking a Minecraft workshop, contact me here. More information about the workshop can be found here and here.

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