Waiting list sign up

If you have missed out on a group, please give us your name, email address and the group you would be interested in joining. We will either get in touch with you if a place becomes available, and use the numbers to gauge whether to put on an additional group to serve that location.
The name should be of the person we will contact with updates or information
Please indicate which group you or your young writer would like to be part of should a place become available.

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.

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.

Young Writers' Toolkit 2023

Wondering how you can keep writing, even after you’ve finished studying? Join us for the opportunity to gain insider knowledge.

Young Writers Magazine

Submit your writing for publication in our Spark Young Writers Magazine. 

Exclusively for young people aged 8 – 20.