Pick ‘N’ Mix Writing Summer School


Suitable for ages 12-19

This summer, join New Writing North Young Writers South Shields for a variety of workshops where you’ll have the chance to try different styles and genres of writing from crime to horror, to poetry and scriptwriting.

Each session will have a different theme so try your hand at one, or come all to all of them!

There will be 6 sessions which will run over 3 days:

  • Mon 13 August, 11am-1pm: Crime Writing with Matt Wesolowski
  • Mon 13 August, 2-4pm: Writing for Theatre with Anna Ryder
  • Tues 14 August, 11am-1pm: Fairy tales, Fables and Folklore with Carmen Marcus
  • Tues 14 August, 2-4pm: Animation and Storytelling with Josie Brookes
  • Wed 15 August, 11am-1pm: Songwriting with Kate Doherty
  • Wed 15 August, 2-4pm: Final Wrap-up session with Lisa Burns

To register your interest for the sessions, fill out this form.




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