Welcome to Sydney Story Factory.

We run free creative writing and storytelling workshops for young people aged 7 to 17. Our focus is those from marginalised backgrounds. Under the guidance of our expert storytelling team, young people work with volunteer tutors to write stories of all kinds, which we publish in as many ways as we can. Young people leave with the skills and confidence essential for future success.



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Martian Embassy

Made on mars

The Martian Embassy and Gift Shop is the retail arm of the Sydney Story Factory, a not-for-profit creative writing centre for young people in Redfern, Sydney. 

Make a Difference Now

donate or become a sydney story factory inkwell 

You can change young lives right now by making a donation or becoming a Sydney Story Factory Inkwell - give a regular gift so that one more marginalised child can attend a workshop every month.

Classroom Creativity 

professional development for teachers

Complete one (or all!) of our four NESA-endorsed workshops and take the best of what we've learned in nearly six years of creative writing workshops back to your own classroom....