Before the holiday, Year 5 were lucky to take part in a virtual meeting with Vashti Hardy who is a children’s author.
Vashti Hardy is a writer of children’s books spending her time between Lancashire and Sussex. She was a primary school teacher for several years, and has a special interest in children’s writing, especially free-writing and the use of journals and creating fantasy worlds.
We learned how we could create a fantasy world to inspire our writing.
She gave us five tips.
- Channel your interests.
- Look at the real world to ground your fantasy world.
- Collect images to inspire your world.
- Create a writing journal.
- Draw a map of your world.
Maybe you could use these tips to create a world of your own to base a story.
Why not visit Vashti Hardy’s website to find out more.