John West invites primary and secondary students to compose their very own original fantasy short story, and be in with a chance to win some fantastic prizes- competition deadline is November 29th 2013.
This year’s theme is “A Wild Adventure”.
Anna Carey, author of Irish Book Awards winner ‘The Real Rebecca’ and the brand new follow up ‘Rebecca’s Rules’ will be giving a free writing workshop in Waterford’s Central Library for 10 – 14 year olds, on Saturday March 23rd as part of Waterford Writers Weekend – Book online or in person through Greyfriars Gallery.
“Every time they turn on the TV or open a paper they’re hit with all this scary stuff happening around the world. It’s a time, for all of us, of uncertainty and unease. It’s not surprising that they’re interested in reading about what the world might become.”
Check out our Heroes & Villians video, a collaborative project from 2011/12, between Waterford teens, local graphic artist Declan Pierce and creative writing tutor Eimear Cheasty.