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We’re super excited to launch Inside, You May Expect the Ordinary, an anthology of poems and stories by writers aged 8-12 from our Community Writing Labs, which usually take place at Ministry of Stories, but this term, moved online.Read it here
We’re back and throwing our secret door open once again to the young writers of Hackney. ...
September 8, 2020 | News
This month we’re delighted to introduce Adam, our Minister of the Month. From nervous first steps...
July 28, 2020 | News
“Writing should be unrestricted by rules and regulations... we think you get the best results by keeping it seriously playful.”Nick Hornby, co-founder of Ministry of Stories
“Thank you for making writing enjoyable and free again. Love from Alice”A card from Alice, young writer
“I adore Ministry of Stories. It lets you write whatever you want and you can write your feelings in someone else’s eyes or shoes.”A note from a young writer
“If you see so many youngsters putting themselves out there, you think to yourself: “why can’t I do that too?””Henry, writing mentor
“Ministry of Stories - It just feels like home.”Aignana, young writer
“I credit Ministry of Stories with lots of positive change for me over past 2 1/2 years. It's boosted my creativity and confidence.”Jonathan, writing mentor
“This club has boosted my confidence and made me more independent. P.S. thank you for the kit kats.”A card from Sabiha, young writer
“I’m so proud of [the students]...Their interactions with Ministry of Stories have been one of few highlights of this strange time.”Ms Harrison, Literacy Coordinator and English teacher, Bishop Challoner School, during COVID-19 lockdown
“It’s a stepping-stone for budding writers – and who knows what novelists [...] or TV presenters may emerge in the years to come.”Independent Assessor, writing programme
“When I first started wrighting this I never knew it would bine together but magicly it did.”A secret note from Iris, age 8, summer programme
“...Nothing more magical than spending Saturday morning creating brilliant & bonkers stories. Children’s creativity is inspiring.”A note from a writing mentor
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