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Anthologies of Hope

Anthologies of Hope: I’ve been encouraged and inspired by the two First Story anthologies produced by students at the schools where I’ve been Writer-in-Residence this year.

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#247Challenge

It’s National Writing Day! Check out #247challenge hashtag on social media to see 24 word stories that have been written for the occasion. Why not have a go at writing your own? Below is my attempt, inspired by a number of school visits where the children have been quick to talk about the technical side […]

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Student Creative Writing Showcase: Bingley by Muhammad Hashir

This lovely piece is by Muhammad Hashir, one of the students I worked with at Beckfoot Upper Heaton School. It’s part of our First Story anthology, We Have Conquered Earth! The illustration is by Si Smith. You can read about First Story’s work and see other antholgies at http://www.firststory.org.uk Bingley’s tale is one of the […]