The Sydney Story Factory is a not-for-profit creative writing centre for young people in Redfern, Sydney.

Our volunteer tutors offer free help to write stories of all kinds, which we publish in as many ways as we can.

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Will you give a child the chance to attend a Sydney Story Factory workshop? We’re looking for awesome individuals to give just $30 a month – less than a dollar a day – to join our regular giving program and sponsor a child’s place. This means that every month, through your generosity, a young person […]

Child Writes competition

Child Writes competition!

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October 7th, 2014

Last week the wonderful Emma Mactaggart was here to take our students through a scintillating session on plot writing. The great news is the organisation Child Writes is hosting a writing and illustrating competition for children, and the first prize is a mentorship with Emma Mactaggart, culminating in a published book! Amazing! You can find […]

Fred & Dave

On Wednesday September 3, our regular Free Writers Guild student Fred Bekker was personally invited by Dave Eggers to read this piece at Carriageworks during Dave’s sold-out talk for the Sydney Writers’ Festival. Fred conducted himself with great aplomb, dropping in jokes and reading like a pro. Here’s the story he read!   I’m not […]

The Selfish Giant

Book Title: The Selfish Giant Author: Oscar Wilde Publisher: Allen & Unwin ISBN: 978-1-742-376-509 Reviewed by: William (11) In a small civilised village there was a selfish giant. The village children would go and play in his gigantic garden but one day the giant caught them and since he was selfish he shooed all the children out. He also built […]

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