Could you save the planet with a story?! - Creative writing workshop with Fighting Words NI
Published 23 Jun 2021

Fighting Words NI. The write to right.

Libraries NI and Fighting Words NI are teaming up as part of the Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge this summer to help young writers unleash their creative superpowers at FREE workshops led by creative writing mentors.

The two-hour long workshops will take place via Zoom on Friday 23 (event on the 23 July is fully booked) and 30 July as well as Friday 6 and 13 August 2021 from 10:30am and are open to writers of all abilities aged 8 – 11 years.

In this fun and interactive workshop, children begin by working as a group to write part one of a brand new story, focussing on original characters, settings and adventures. In the second part of the workshop each child individually decides how the adventure will unfold, supported by a team of writing mentors.

After permission has been received from parents/carers, completed stories will be published online by Fighting Words NI and Libraries NI.

Let’s get our superpower imaginations together and invent heroes who defend the environment!

To register in advance for one of these workshops and to find out more about the Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021.

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