Welcome to our Library of Stories. Please click on the story title to read Chapter 1.
These are collaborative story openings created by school groups and community groups.
Each participant writes their own Chapter 2.

The Secret Room

Irish Society Primary School, P5

18th April 2024

There was a boy called Ace. He was 11 or 12 and he was in high school and loved football. Ace was very smart and was always kind to everyone.

Daylight Robbery

Stranmillis University College Education students
17th April 2024

It was a warm, dusty day in the outback and Zongo was bounding fast when disaster struck. He heard a grunt and glanced behind him, to stare down the barrel of a gun held by a strange looking creature...

The Goblin in the Mountains

St Dallan's Primary School, P5

16th April 2024

This is Gerald, the Goblin he wants to be nice but he is really scary. He destroys houses and he looks a wee bit scary. He has a very long nose, sharp teeth, warts and extremely green skin.Gerald is very clumsy, he accidentally hurts people and turns them into stone.

His best friend is Harry. He is a giant gummy bear. Harry tries to help Gerald be nice and inspires him to be kind and help people. Although Gerald is very terrifying he is very funny. Gerald also tries to make friends but everyone is scared of him. Gerald is the size of  a skyscraper...

The Deadly Potion

Fane Street Primary School, P7
13th March 2024

My name is Sophia. I’m 21. I have blonde hair and green eyes. I’m a nuclear tester. I live in an apartment with a creepy guy. My husband and my father, who worked together, died in an explosion. I cried and cried a lot. My heart was broken. I have a best friend named Tom but I have a weird feeling about him. 

As I was working in my lab, I found an unexpected potion in a beaker that my dad was really fond of. Red like blood and bubbling like magma in water. Then I found a note beside it...