Spark Young Writers Group

A monthly writing group for young people who are interested in creative writing from poems to plays, and editing to dialogue.

Develop your creative writing skills and learn about being a writer through working collaboratively and individually across ten sessions from September to June. Led by award-winning novelist Amanda Smyth, they meet monthly on Saturday mornings. 

Spark Young Writers group meeting.
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Spark Young Writers Group
Meeting monthly on Saturdays at The Other Place, Southern Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BB
Suitable for ages 12-16 (those in Years 7-12 at school)

The group will work towards a showcase event for friends and family in June 2019. There are also opportunities for group members to take part in other events as well as publishing their writing in an online magazine. 

The group will meet from 10.30am – 12.30pm, monthly on Saturdays from September 2018 to June 2019, on the dates below.

Saturday 12 January 2019
Saturday 16 February
Saturday 16 March
Saturday 13 April
Saturday 11 May
Saturday 8 June

Booking Tickets

This year's course is now fully booked. Please contact Emma Boniwell (contact details below) if you would like to find out about next year's course, which will commence in September 2019.

More about Spark Young Writers

The Spark Young Writers Group (formerly the Write On Young Writers' Group) is a project of Writing West Midlands working in association with us. For more information on the workshops, please contact Emma Boniwell at Writing West Midlands on 0121 246 2774 or