Spark Young Writers
Creative writing groups, online writing ideas, quarterly online magazine and other opportunities for writers aged 8-18 in the West Midlands.
A project of Writing West Midlands
With groups across the West Midlands, including 2 online-only groups, there will be a Spark Young Writers group near you.
Groups are open to young writers aged 8-17 who are interested in any type of creative writing.
Assistant Writers needed!
If you like creative writing and would like to share your enjoyment with young people, join us! It’s great opportunity to learn how to run creative writing workshops and gain experience working with young people.
Young Writers Magazine
Submit your writing for publication in our Spark Young Writers Magazine.
Exclusively for young people aged 8 – 20.
Spark Young Writers Magazine: Latest Issues
Join Spark Young Writers
Spark Young Writers is a project of Writing West Midlands which focuses on supporting young people aged 8-18 with a passion for creative writing.
– join a monthly creative writing group,
– write for our professionally edited magazine produced three times a year,
– get inspired by our writing prompts,
– find out about other interesting events and activities
If you’d like to submit a piece of your writing for possible inclusion in the magazine, please click below to see more details. The Spark Young Writers magazine is published online three times a year: summer (June/July), winter (October-December) and spring (February-April)