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Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils

Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils

  Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils is a Cheltenham Festivals programme delivered in partnership with like-minded organisations across the UK including Bradford Literature Festival, Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), Just Imagine, National Literacy Trust, KEAP (The Writers’ Block), Peters, Seven […]

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The Writers’ Block Third Anthology of Children and Young People’s Creative Writing

The Writers' Block Third Anthology of Children and Young People's Creative Writing

The Writers’ Block is delighted to announce the publication of its third Anthology of children and young people’s writing.   The publication features stories and poems by children from Crowan and Penpol primary schools who participated in a series of creative writing workshops in The […]

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Young Writers’ Group – Exploring fan fiction and judging books by their covers

Young Writers' Group - Exploring fan fiction and judging books by their covers

On Saturday we gathered through the medium of Zoom for our second online Young Writers’ Group session. In a previous Young Writers’ Group workshop at The Writers’ Block, we considered what might happen if two fictional worlds collided, creating crossovers between Harry Potter and Lord […]

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1st place 8-11 years The Writers’ Block Competition 2020

1st place 8-11 years The Writers' Block Competition 2020

Ellie Ross-Macdonald is the winner of this year’s Creative Writing Competition for the 8-11 years category with her story ‘Jaffa’s Rainforest’ Ellie Ross-Macdonald is an eleven year old year six student. She loves creative writing, especially when she can use an old-fashioned typewriter that used […]

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1st place 12-17 years The Writers’ Block Competition 2020

1st place 12-17 years The Writers' Block Competition 2020

Alexandra Vyvyan is the winner of this year’s Creative Writing Competition for the 12-17 years category with her poem ‘ Time Flies’ Alexandra Vyvyan has used writing as a creative outlet for as long as she can remember. With the support of teachers, friends and […]

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1st place 18+ short story winner The Writers’ Block Competition 2020

1st place 18+ short story winner The Writers' Block Competition 2020

Hedva Anbar is the winner of this year’s Creative Writing Competition for the 18+ short story category with her story ‘Friends’ Hedva writes fiction and drama. Her short stories have been published in Ham & High, Far Off Places, Mused Literary Review and Here Comes Everyone, online […]

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1st Place 18+ poetry winner The Writers’ Block Competition 2020

1st Place 18+ poetry winner The Writers' Block Competition 2020

Tessa Nicholson is the winner of this year’s Creative Writing Competition for the 18+ poetry category with her poem ‘Tadpole’ Tessa Nicholson is an actor/writer. After reading English at Cambridge, she trained at the Lecoq school in London (LISPA). Acting credits include GARROW’S LAW (BBC), […]

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Congratulations to the winners of our Creative Writing Competition 2020

Congratulations to the winners of our Creative Writing Competition 2020

We are pleased to announce the winners of The Writers’ Block Creative Writing Competition 2020.   This year’s competition was on the theme of ‘Change’ and we loved the variety of styles and interpretations that were sent our way. We would like to thank everyone […]

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Young Writers’ Group goes online

While we were all learning the ropes, guest appearances from the writers’ pets and a spontaneous display of jaunty hats helped to make our first online Young Writers workshop a resounding success. As ever, we took full advantage of our circumstances and first off invited […]

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Primary Creative Writing Club April 16th 2020

Primary creative writing

This week’s Primary Creative Writing Club is an inspiration-packed activity sheet from workshop leader, teacher, and writer Sarah Connors.   We Are All Different! – Creating Character   Hello everyone from the Writers’ Block After School Club. We are missing you and we hope you […]

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