Writing workshops for kids at the Midlothian Science Festival
Word Potions (5-8 yrs)
Tuesday 14th October, 2pm, Loanhead Library, £2 Join Stephanie Taylor and stir up some words in a fizzy potion to create a fun science poem, song, acrostix or anything else you like.
Fantastic Science Stories (8-11 yrs)
Thursday 16th October, 2pm, Danderhall Library, £3 With scientist and writer Mhairi Stewart, and graphic artist Gary Erskine, you?ll be writing your own fascinating story using a clever grid method to mix up your science, characters and surroundings.
Weird Points of View (12 yrs to adult)
Thursday 16th October, 3:30pm, Danderhall Library, £3 With scientist and writer Mhairi Stewart, and graphic artist Gary Erskine, this workshop will be covering storyboarding- writing and drawing ideas out in a format suitable for film- from unusual points of view. A malaria parasite trying to survive in a human host, or the road feeling the cars travelling along itself; there are many sides to a story, and we will be illustrating that here.