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.


Happy Holidays 2012

Happy holidays to everyone!

December 18th, 2014

The Sydney Story Factory is now shut for the holidays. The Martian Embassy – both the online and physical shops – remains open until Tuesday 23rd December, for all your space travel needs. After that the SSF and the shop are shut until Monday January 12. Happy holidays everyone!  

Happy Holidays 2012

We hope you’ve enjoyed our season of thanks from the Sydney Story Factory. There has been so much to thank you for in 2014: over 2,500 student enrolments; extraordinary student work from haikus to animations; and thousands and thousands of hours of tutoring from our 1000+ big-hearted volunteers. Best of all, we have watched our […]


Just in time for the weekend, here’s another Radio with Pictures piece from our amazing students; this film documents the great battle of Candyland! Story and recording by Anika, Piper and Tane. Illustrations by Erin Dullard. Inspired by the original Radio with Pictures (

Hallow-Green Festival

On Saturday November 1 we were invited to host a stall at the Green Square Markets’ Hallow-Green Festival. Young people came by and wrote short spooky tales in ‘zine format, and this is what came out of it! Today is Halloween. I am dressing up as a skeleton. I have the best costume! My mum […]

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