Fighting Words Belfast is a new creative writing project for children and young people in Northern Ireland.
Since the project launch in April 2015, Fighting Words have been running FREE workshops in creative writing for children and young people in Skainos, Newtownards Road.
School and youth groups set out on a story-writing journey, working at first collaboratively and then individually to create new stories. All participants leave as published writers with their own illustrated storybook.
The project is a sister organisation of Fighting Words Dublin, inspired by 826 Valencia and part of a growing number of creative writing centres around the world. The project is supported by a partnership between Young at Art, Skainos, 174 Trust and Fighting Words Dublin. Its patrons are local and international writers Glenn Patterson, Roddy Doyle, Nick Hornby and Dave Eggers.