SBC ACADEMY offers a myriad of online and in-person workshops, talks and courses.

Upcoming Courses

Courses taking place in the next few months. Full List

Jun
19

If you are interested in storytelling, but don't know where to start, or would like to know how to use storytelling techniques for non-performative settings, these workshops facilitated by Sheila Wee are for you. Details
Jun
24

Ever wanted to make a podcast? No idea where to start? Nat Amoore, children’s author and podcast host, will take you through the basics of creating your podcast content. This workshop will cover planning, scripting, interviewing, recording and editing – all from the comfort of your home office chair! Details

Articles & Resources

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Short stories: why write it

Short stories: why write it

A short story is a good way to take the reader’s mind on a whirl with escalating tension, humour and more in a matter of minutes. Read on >

Writing Prep: Generating creative ideas

Writing Prep: Generating creative ideas

If you want to write, but you’re asking yourself, “What should I write about?” we have some suggestions to help you generate creative ideas for writing. Read on >

Tips for Writing Good Dialogue

Tips for Writing Good Dialogue

Good dialogue goes a long way to make a better story – it drives the plot, gives life to characters, develops the mood and conveys important information, like backstory. Read on >

Writers Resource Kit

Writers Resource Kit

The Writers Resource Kit serves as a source of pragmatic advice to beginners eager to find out more about the terminologies, strategies and conventions of publishing. Read on >

Picture Book Vs Illustrated Book

Picture Book Vs Illustrated Book

A comparison between picture books and illustrated books, with examples. Read on >