Calling young authors! Calling young artists! Calling young composers! 

Let creative children and teens Shine!

Young writer Elijah Watmough - not yet published but give him time!

I'm on the lookout for youngsters aged 7 – 17

who can:


Write a compelling poem

called ‘Taking the Plunge’ or ‘Beating the Bullies

- or on some other really powerful topic.


Join a team of young composers

turning the liveliest poems into songs!


Design a piece of artwork for one of the songs

or to go on my anti-bullying page.

Submit (via parent or teacher) a longer work in prose

for free advice and evaluation.

If it's a novel of great promise I might offer terms for a detailed critique.

This is a chance to get that spark of talent recognised!


Parents and teachers can email work to [email protected]ahoo.co.uk 

or use the form below to ask for a postal address.


If sending work, include the youngster's name and age, country or UK county of residence and say whether you're their parent or teacher.

All enquiries are welcome!
Tony D Triggs 

Younger children sometimes display their talent in illustrated letters.

The artist Jeff Stahler has kindly let me use this cartoon - a great celebration of inborn talent and independence!

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For more about help for young (and older) authors click here.

For the worldwide dimension of the song opportunities click here.

For me, my work and my books click here.