Rhythm, Rhyme, and Repetition--Mastering the Skill of Writing in Verse
If you enjoy writing in rhythm and rhyme, this class is for you! Whether it's lyrical poetry or picture books for children, writing in rhyme is a skill that needs to be mastered in order to write professionally. We will cover rhythm and rhyme patterns from simple to complex, as well as how to use repetition and word play effectively. Once you gain knowledge in the complexities of writing in verse, the next step is to learn how to use this style of writing in the world of publishing. Writing in verse is more challenging than most writers realize, so come learn with me and we'll have some fun along the way!
Crystal Bowman is an award-winning, bestselling author of over 100 books for children. She also writes humous poetry, lyrics for children’s piano music, and stories for Clubhouse Jr. magazine. She is the creator and co-author of Our Daily Bread for Kids (Discovery House), and My Read and Rhyme Bible Storybook (Tyndale).
She has written over two dozen I Can Read! books (Zonderkidz), and has written for many best-selling series such as Little Blessings, Boz The Bear, The Princess Parables, and Berenstain Bears. Crystal is a mentor and speaker for MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), and teaches at writers’ conferences.