StoryCon is our free, annual creative writing and illustration conference for young people, organised by the teens on our StoryBoard. Bookings for StoryCon 2019 are now open.

StoryCon is back for 2019 with a FREE whole-day event for teen writers to learn new skills, meet and have fun. Lunch is provided. 

When: Saturday 22 June, 10am-5pm

Where: The Prince’s Trust’s Wolfson Centre, 15 Carlton Court, Glasgow, G5 9JP. Find out more about the venue and check it out on Google Maps.

You must be living in Scotland and aged between 13 and 19 to attend StoryCon. Everyone will be welcomed and supported.


Bookings will close 3 June 2019, we suggest you book asap to avoid missing out.

Thanks to our friends at BHP Comics all StoryCon attendees will also get a FREE ticket to Glasgow Comic Con at the Royal Concert Hall on Saturday 29 June, as well as a free copy of  ‘We Shall Fight Until We Win’.

“The huge number of young people who enjoy writing as much as I do is a huge help for me to feel I’m not alone in my love of literature. Also the extremely helpful advice the writers and illustrators gave to me, small techniques and tricks to help me really made a difference!

Take a look at the full workshop programme.

For more information about StoryCon please see our FAQ page or email

Who is StoryCon for?

StoryCon is for teens:

  • Aged 13-19
  • Based in Scotland
  • Who love writing, drawing or being creative

Why come to StoryCon?

  • It’s a one of a kind opportunity to meet like-minded people your age, to create together, and engage with the ideas, skills and topics that are on everybody’s minds.
  • There are workshops, panels and events with the kind of professional writers and illustrators you want to hear from.
  • You’ll have the chance to get together with your creative community and start making your mark on Scotland’s literary scene