Welcome! What’s Your Story? gives free creative writing support to all 13–19-year-old writers and illustrators in Scotland. We champion, showcase and encourage teenage creative efforts in literature, whatever form these efforts take. What’s Your Story? is run by Scottish Book Trust, and has been created with the help and advice of teen writers and illustrators.

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Our online magazine has three themed issues per year. Submissions to each issue receive personal professional feedback from our editorial board and are considered for publication. We are proud to reflect Scotland’s teen creative scene by accepting any form of creative writing and illustration. Scripts, illustrations, comics, podcasts, videos, poetry, short stories and much more are accepted.

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We publish three issues of our online magazine a year, featuring work from Scotland’s teenage writers, illustrators and creators. Take a look at the range of work and talent showcased in our magazine.

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The programme team includes teenage writers and illustrators, professional creative mentors, the magazine editorial board, and a support team from Scottish Book Trust.

Take a look at the people who’re making sure What’s Your Story? is the intrepid, ambitious, creative magazine you can be proud to be part of.

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