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.



Term 4 workshops

August 8th, 2014

Thanks to our cameo on The Life Series, we’re getting flooded with requests about our workshops – the good news is next term’s after school and holiday program will be announced in a few more weeks. If you’re not on our parents’ email list, shoot us an email and we’ll make sure you’re on there. […]

ABC's Life Series

The Life Series

August 6th, 2014

In case you missed it last night, ABC’s The Life Series can now be seen on iView! We featured on last night’s episode, focussing on the importance of fostering creativity in children, and how it’s one of the most liable predictors of success in life. Plus, it features Matt running a workshop! You can view […]

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 […]

A Bee in Ben's Bonnet

Book Title: A Bee in Ben’s Bonnet Author: Ferg McKinnon & Kim Gamble Publisher: Random House ISBN: 978-1-740-517-225 RRP: $11.95 Reviewed by: Jaidan (8) A Bee in Ben’s Bonnet is about a boy called Ben, he has a large family in a very large house and it’s Ben’s birthday but everyone’s busy. It has lots of sayings which makes the book […]

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