Submission Form

Spark Young Writers’ Magazine Submission Form

To submit a piece of writing to the Spark Young Writers magazine, please complete the form below and attach your submission as a Word Document. 

If you are under the age of 18, this form is to be completed by a parent or guardian and if you are 18 – 20, please complete the form for yourself.

Please note that this magazine is for children and young people aged 8 – 20 living or attending school in the West Midlands (including Birmingham, Solihull, the Black Country, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Staffordshire).

Spark Young Writers is our programme of creative writing groups for young people in the West Midlands.
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(if young person is under the age of 18)
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(for those aged 18 – 20)
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For more information about the terms and conditions for Spark Young Writers Magazine, please visit the Terms & Conditions page on the magazine website. We reserve the right not to include material that is offensive, rude or may be inappropriate for children and young people aged 8 to 20.

Spark Young Writers’ child protection/safeguarding policy can be found on our website: https://www.sparkwriters.org/child-protection-policy/.

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.

Join a Group

With 22 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.

Follow our Story Starters

Updated weekly, our free story starters created by writers across the region will get you writing in new and exciting ways.

Watch our Get Creative! prompts

During lockdown in spring 2020, we asked professional writers to upload short clips of writing prompts you can do from home.