Contents – Issue 1

Click on any of the titles below to be taken to that page in Issue 1. You can skip to the next piece in the magazine from each page by pressing the Next Page button at the bottom of the page.

The Seven Dwarves (featuring Snow White) – Anand Singh-Nagra
The Bridge – Eve Hodgson
WW1 and WW2 – Keir Shearsmith
Dulce et Decorum est Pro Patria – Lauren Howitt
Tolpuddle Martyrs – Mollie Davidson
Angel – Nicole Allen
The Infantile Terror – Ross Madison
The Black Mare Extract – Amelia McCarthy
Young Heroes: Reunited – Ashley Clarke
Black Widow – Eve Hodgson
In my Defence – Joe Pickles
Train Stations – Elise Jones
What’s Inside the Box? – Jordan Raisbeck
The Sky – Emily Baker
The Initiation – Nicole Allen
Cellular Memories – Charis Smith
Riches in the Waiting Room – Lily Dooner
The… – Keir Shearsmith
Appearance – Hayley Edwards
Midnight – Ashley Clarke
Part of Your World – Isobelle Evans
The Call – Joe Heathcock
Old Tree – Sonora Hills
Voice – Lana Woodall
Don’t Answer The Door – Clodagh Delahunty-Forrest
The Man Really Loved his Wife – Aimee Hughes
Confidence – Joe Pickles
The Whys of a Child’s Innocent Mind – Sonora Hills
Armageddon – Kamran Aftab-Hall
Sick Christmas – Ross Madison
Goodbye – Amelia McCarthy
Mission: Ancient Escape – Emily Baker

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Groups are open to young writers aged 8-17 who are interested in any type of creative writing.

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Young Writers Magazine

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Exclusively for young people aged 8 – 20.