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A Creative Writing Workshop for Living Stories Western Sydney Writing Prize 2023: ‘The Other City’

17 April, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

10 to 15 Years – Writing Workshop

Do you have a story to tell? Do you love writing? Do you feel excited when you think about putting words down, and having them really mean something? Does the idea of seeing your name at the top of a page of great writing full of terrific ideas thrill you? Would you like to be able to write better, and to learn from the best?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, then you’re in luck, because WestWords and WestLit Libraries, as part of the 2023 Living Stories Western Sydney Writing Prize, are offering free 90-minute creative writing workshops in your area. These workshops are intended to help writers gain confidence and skills in their creative writing, especially with such a large-scale writing prize just around the corner.

Please make sure you are booking into the correct workshop for your age range. This workshop is for ages 10 to 15 years (please click here to be redirected to the 16+ workshop).

Living Stories Western Sydney Writing Prize 2022: Things Unsaid

The Living Stories Western Sydney Writing Prize is a writing competition for residents of Western Sydney, Wollondilly and Wingecarribee Shire, with an overall prize pool of over $10,000. This is your opportunity to tell your story, responding to the theme “The other City”. Your poem, story or personal essay will be judged locally, with category winners going on to vie for the overall prize.

Competition categories are 10 – 12 years; 13 – 15 years; 16 – 18 years; and adults (18+).

Entries close midnight, Sunday 30th April 2023, and can only be submitted online by going to www.westwords.com.au

For more information, please contact WestWords on 1800 WESTWORDS or by email: admin@westwords.com.au.


Katoomba Library
30 Parke St
Katoomba, NSW 2780 Australia
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