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Contents – Issue 2

Click on any of the titles below to be taken to that page in Issue 2. 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. Enjoy!

Growing Up with Doe-Dee  – Isabelle Chapman
Drip – Joe Pickles
The Prize – Clodagh Delahunty-Forrest
Thunderous Silence – Charlotte Salliss-Jones
Snoring – Ruby McKie
Breakfast On Saturday – Tia Tanwar
Fish Out of Water – Kirsten Parsons
When I Grow Up – Zikriya Bukhari
The River – Lydia Jones
Favourite Things – Megan Bounds
The Seven Despairs of Winter – Millie Gould
Destiny of Nature – Erica Bassford
Halloween – Nancy Rutter
The Lion’s Prey – Adil Ihsan
Witch Woodworth – Tegan Holmes
My Sense About Australia – William Chapman
Alien School – Zara Hale
I Stare – Beth Collins
Final Hour – Katie Gayton
The Haunted House – Katie Whitehouse
Breath – Kacey Wilson and Selma Yusuf
The Dark Room – Mukhtar Guled
Winter – Haneefah Agbabiaka
The Treasure Hunt – Sasha Logan
Blood Puddle – Abby Staniland
Untitled – Zikriya Bukhari
The Transformation – Raheem Mohammed
My Imagination – Ellie Moffat
Lightning – Emily Steele
Captured – Anastasia Cullen
Dear Mum & Dad – Lucy Donaghey
The Dream House – Sophie Gwynne
The Stars – Ibra Ishfaq
Full of… – Tegan Holmes
Lost a Shoe, Went All Funny and The Cat Set Fire to The Carpet – Meg Forshaw


Get Writing

If you’d like to submit a piece of your writing for possible inclusion in the magazine, please see the Get Involved page to see more details. This magazine is published online three times a year: summer (June/July), winter (October-December) and spring (February-April) terms.

Our Spark Young Writers groups for September 2024-June 2025 will soon be available to book. 

Check back soon for details, including news of groups which are brand new for September 2024.

Spark Young Writers can submit up to 500 words of their writing for inclusion in this year’s Anthology. The deadline for submissions is 22nd July 2024. Full details can be found here.

Submissions for the 29th edition of the Spark Young Writer Magazine are also being accepted. The deadline is 29th November 2024.


Check out all our ideas for writing prompts at our Get Writing tab. 

A wide selection of images, videos and Funsheets for young writers to complete.