All workshops are facilitated by our Story Factory Storytellers and provide a safe and supportive space where young people can develop ideas and write. Guided by  our expert staff, with support from their fellow writers, young people are empowered to  create an extended, exciting piece of writing.

We’re running in-person and online workshops during term on Monday – Thursday for both primary school and high school students.

Sign up to our free writing workshops using the links below or email us at students@storyfactory.org.au

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Monday, online (Primary)

Monday, online (Primary)

  • 3:30pm-5pm
  • Monday February 12 to Monday March 25
  • Online via Zoom

Adventures With…
Let’s write brand new stuff, and share it with the world!

In this new online workshop, our expert writing teachers will help you to make short interesting stories and pieces of writing, and then they’ll take them out into the world for you to share them with new audiences!

Coffee shop down the road? Sure. The local shops? Why not!

They’ll also show you how you can make your own writing to share yourself, with people in your life.

Let’s go!

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Monday, in-person (High School)

Monday, in-person (High School)

  • 4pm-5.30pm
  • Monday February 12 to Monday April 8
  • Story Factory Parramatta, 90 George St, Parramatta, Burramattagal Land, NSW 2150

Writer ID
In this brand new workshop, writers will answer a very important question that every author needs to answer.

‘Who am I as a writer?’

They will explore self-expression through memoirs, essays, and narratives, all about how to borrow from the real world, to tell an interesting story!

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Tuesday, in-person (Primary)

Tuesday, in-person (Primary)

  • 4pm-5:30pm
  • Tuesday February 13 to Tuesday April 2
  • Story Factory Parramatta, 90 George St, Parramatta, Burramattagal Land, NSW 2150

Magical Me
Every writer is magical! They have so many fantastic, creative, amazing new ideas inside of them! In this brand new workshop, students will borrow from the most magical parts of their lives, and build their confidence in telling new stories.

They will work together with other young writers just like them, to practise sharing their brilliant ideas with other young storytellers!

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Tuesday, online (High School)

Tuesday, online (High School)

  • 3:30pm-5pm
  • Tuesday February 13 to Tuesday April 2
  • Online via Zoom

Literary Jamfest
How do you become the best writer that you can possible be? We are going to start the year answering this question, in this brand new workshop series!

Part of being a good writer is trying to figure out who to learn from. In this Literary Jamfest, our expert writing teachers will introduce you to some of their favourite authors, and the strategies they use to sell millions and millions of copies of their books!

Join in, and Jam with us!

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Tuesday, in-person (High school)

Tuesday, in-person (High school)

  • 4pm-5.30pm
  • Tuesday February 13 to Tuesday April 2
  • Story Factory Redfern, 176 Redfern St, Redfern, Gadigal Land, NSW 2016

Yarn Ya
Everyone has a great story waiting inside of them! Story Factory wants to make yours into a book – we’ll help you make all your amazing ideas into a story people can read and talk about and say, “Hey, this is totally awesome! When is the next one coming out?” Our writing teachers will show you all the things you’ll need to do to make your book a reality!

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Wednesday, online (High School)

Wednesday, online (High School)

  • 3.30pm-5pm
  • Wednesday February 14 to Wednesday April 3
  • Online via Zoom

Writer ID
In this brand new workshop, writers will answer a very important question that every author needs to answer.

‘Who am I as a writer?’

They will explore self-expression through memoirs, essays, and narratives, all about how to borrow from the real world, to tell an interesting story!

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Thursday, online (Primary)

Thursday, online (Primary)

  • 3.30pm-5pm
  • Thursday February 14 to Thursday April 4
  • Online via Zoom

Magical Me
Every writer is magical! They have so many fantastic, creative, amazing new ideas inside of them! In this brand new workshop, students will borrow from the most magical parts of their lives, and build their confidence in telling new stories.

They will work together with other young writers just like them, to practise sharing their brilliant ideas with other young storytellers!

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Wednesday, Year of Novella (High School)

Wednesday, Year of Novella (High School)

  • 4.30pm-6pm
  • Every Wednesday of school term starting Wednesday February 7
  • Story Factory Parramatta, 90 George St, Parramatta, Burramattagal Land, NSW 2150

Year of the Novella is our open programs for High School aged young people who love to write and want to stretch themselves creatively. In weekly writing workshops in the course of a year, students commit to writing a novella for professional publication at the end of the year.

Get in touch at students@storyfactory.org.au if you’re interested in taking part in 2024.

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Thursday, Year of Poetry (High School)

Thursday, Year of Poetry (High School)

  • 4.30pm-6pm
  • Every Thursday of school term, starting Thursday February 8
  • Story Factory Parramatta, 90 George St, Parramatta, Burramattagal Land, NSW 2150

Year of Poetry is our open programs for High School aged young people who love to write and want to stretch themselves creatively. In weekly writing workshops in the course of a year, students commit to writing a collection of poetry for professional publication at the end of the year.

Get in touch at students@storyfactory.org.au if you’re interested in taking part in 2024.

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The best thing about this program was honing my writing and interacting with people that love literature as much as I do.

Eve

Student