100 Story Star: Jenny Smith

100 Story Star: Jenny Smith

Do you know what is essential for creativity to take off? Fabulous admin support!  

Meet Jenny Smith, Salesforce expert and 100 Story volunteer. She comes in every Tuesday to make sure our databases are clean, up-to-date and shooting out reports that help us understand our outreach. Thank you Jenny, you are a 100 Story Star.

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Become a Volunteer!

Become a Volunteer!

Want to work with our fearless young writers as they plot plucky new ventures? Now’s your chance!

Register as a volunteer and join our Volunteer Recruitment and Training Day on 23rd February.

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Encouraging Harvests

Encouraging Harvests

Welcome back to another week of Early Harvest. Sadly, we didn’t have a special guest, however, that didn’t mean it wasn’t fun. This week the editorial board were faced with two key tasks: personalised feedback letters and writing a choose your own adventure (CYOA)! Surprisingly, I thought everyone would rush to design the CYOA, but a handful of editors put their hands up to join Jess and I...

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Briefing the Impossible

Briefing the Impossible

Hi again! Last Saturday marked the fourth session for the editorial board to work towards their very own magazine. This week we focused on the magazine cover and were lucky to have Tam, an incredible freelance artist, join us on level 100 to help us with that. (To find out more about her, you can check out her Instagram @tam_aftertam). She gave us a run through of what she does, and how...

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Impossible Harvests

Impossible Harvests

Hey everyone! The harvesting break is now over, so LET THE PLANTING BEGIN! My name’s Britney and I’m a mentor for this year’s young Harvesters, having been a part of the first ever edition. The first week of Early Harvest started off with a bang, where they sowed their ideas and returned with popcorn as their ideas flourished and popped into AMAZING things (because popcorn is amazing)....

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Countdown to Early Harvest

Countdown to Early Harvest

What makes a good theme for a literary mag? Something encompassing, but not too big, neither too narrow. A phrase or a word that allows writers – or poets, or comic artists – to fidget about in, and invent stories of their own. A kind of guiding light through the creation process, without being too blinding. Sometimes we started with a word quite small, and worked outwards to a place where...

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