On Saturday we had our penultimate meeting for this year. That’s me, Kidderminster Young Writers and our assistant writer Nicholas Tulloch. Everyone arrived with a bagful of papers, more or less fully constructed into a zine. The tables vanished under card, paper, tracing paper, staplers, glue, glitter, ribbons and inspiration. Chocolate brownies were ingested, for stamina. “I’ve decided to do creative risk”, said John. The … Continue reading Write On! Young Writers go live!
On Tuesday I woke up in a Docklands Travelodge then made my way on the DLR to Star Primary School in Newham for a fantastic day in Year 5 and 6. The kids were focused and lovely, just brimming with ideas. We made whole class poems called ‘Keeping the Creature’. The only rule was we could not name the creature! Three different classes created three … Continue reading ‘I felt a pair of pointy smooth ears/ mittens of fur’