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Added by: Hive South Yorks
From 17:00pm to 19:00pm
Barnsley Young Writers - For 14 to 19s (or thereabouts!) FREE If you’re a secret scribbler, vocal wordsmith, closet novelist or part-time poet, Hive will be running a network of FREE young writers groups in Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham from autumn 2016. The Barnsley group mean fortnightly at the central library, Mondays 5 to 7pm. (it says weekly because there isn't a fortnightly option!)
Barnsley Young Writers provides opportunities to:
Write, share and develop your interests with other young writers in a relaxed and supportive environment
Explore a wide range of creative writing forms including: stories, poems, scripts, spoken word, lyrics, blogging, and journalism
Meet fortnightly for two hour workshops during term time
Gain feedback and guidance on your writing from emerging and professional writers
Access and take part in further writing opportunities such as themed projects, residentials,and open mics
Gain a writing-focused Arts Award through an ongoing commitment to your writing
Who are our groups for?
We welcome young people (14 to 19s or thereabouts) of all interests, abilities and backgrounds who enjoy any form of writing. Our groups are about sparking ideas and exploring the power of words through creative writing exercises and techniques rather than obsessing over spelling and grammar (though that’s something we can help with too if you like).
They’re also about being a fun part of a young writers’ community and the opportunities that come with it. You don’t have to think you’re a great writer to join, you just need an interest in writing and a willingness to try new things.