Blog Tour: Creative Writing Skills: Over 70 Fun Activities For Children by Lexi Rees

Book Review: Creative Writing Skills: Over 70 Fun Activities For Children by Lexi Rees

I am pleased to welcome Lexi Rees to Novel Kicks with the blog tour for her non-fiction workbook, Creative Writing Skills which includes over 70 activities to help develop your child’s writing. 

Discover the secrets to becoming an amazing author.

Find your creative spark.

Grow your skills and confidence.

Have more fun with your writing.

Packed with top tips, this awesome workbook has everything you need to know about creating colourful characters, perfect plots, dynamite dialogue, and lots more …


I have many ‘how to write’ books and I wish half of them were as fun as this book.

Creative Writing Skills contains exercises, tips from the author and fun illustrations. With it being a workbook, your child can engage with the exercises directly. There are also opportunities to draw as well as writing using prompts.

For me, it’s a really good grounding for your child to begin and further develop writing stories. Also, it will give them an understanding of the writing process which, as someone who is trying to write a book is something that is so important. I really wish I’d had this book as a child.

Topics include looking at characters and building a profile, descriptions, settings, structure (there is a fun rollercoaster diagram which I will be using myself,) themes, genres, voice/POV, dialogue and sparking ideas; everything they will need to develop their stories.

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