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Story Seeds is a cross-border project delivered in partnership with Fighting Words. Story Seeds is working with schools and community groups in Counties Down, Louth, Armagh, Monaghan, Derry~Londonderry and Donegal.
Over the course of this year, we have delivered free creative writing workshops in Belfast and Newry and are currently delivering workshops in Armagh.
We will be moving on to Derry~Londonderry in December and Coleraine in January.
Free creative writing workshops are now available for booking for online or in-person in our East Belfast workshop space in the Connswater Shopping Centre. Workshops last two hours and take place on weekday mornings or afternoons. For more information visit our workshop bookings page.
As submissions flood in for Fighting Words NI’s latest zine on the theme of “Happiness,” I undertook a work experience placement there to gain more insight into the world of writing and asked the staff to expand on what happiness means to them and what it’s like to work at FWNI.
After the success of our first ever Zine, Write Up Your Street, we are excited to release another issue!
Our upcoming Zine will be based on the theme of Happiness – whatever that may mean to you.
We have launched Story Seeds, a cross-border project delivered in partnership with Fighting Words. Story Seeds is working with schools and community groups in Counties Down, Louth, Armagh, Monaghan, Derry~Londonderry and Donegal.
Fighting Words NI is on the move to a new home in Connswater!
We’ve been busy with creating a fun and creative new environment for young people across NI to access their creative spark – but we need your help!
We want to be as sustainable as possible while we relocate, so we would love it if the wider Fighting Words NI family are able to donate any of the following:
Fighting Words NI’s new Zine, Write Up Your Street, is now available all around Belfast!
Fighting Words Northern Ireland is on the move to a new home in Connswater Shopping Centre. While we get our new space ready we’re mostly working remotely, so if you need to get hold of us, email is best (our phone line is currently unavailable). We’re hoping to be in our new space by the beginning of July, so until then:
Fighting Words NI have launched our very own podcast.
In our first ever episodes of the Fighting Words NI podcast, Write Club mentor, and award winning YA author Kelly McCaughrain chats to three of our Write Club members; Kaila, Josh, and Ishaan.