Writing can be lonely, but it doesn’t need to be

Get the help you need to write and publish a children’s book with the support of authors and industry experts. Through online courses, one-to-one mentoring, and virtual events, we’re busting the myth of the isolated writer by creating a community of storytellers.

Welcome to WriteMentor

WOWCON 2021 is now LIVE!

Our annual online conference is back, and tickets are now available! We have a wide selection of talks, workshops and panels for you to choose from, as well as an incredible value entry ticket, which includes 3 keynote talks and 3 panels

Online writing courses

1-2-1 mentoring from authors

Community Learning Hub

Magazine for children’s writers

Writing Podcast: Between the pages

How can we help?

Are you looking for a mentor?

We run both a (free to apply) summer mentoring programme, as well as paid Spark Mentoring.

Are you looking to do a course with us?

We offer a wide range of short courses, from Picture Book to Young Adult specific, as well as longer, intensive courses. Check them all out here.

Are you looking for our competitions?

We run two annual awards, as well as quarterly flash and short story competitions. Our Children’s Novel and Picture Book Awards open in December-January and our Novel-in-Development award opens in February-May.

Are you looking for information about our online conference, WOWCON?

WOWCON usually runs annually on the last weekend in September. More information will be released each year in May and tickets on sale from June to September.

Are you looking to buy our magazine?

We run a quarterly magazine exclusively with content for Children’s writers. You can buy one-off editions or subscribe and save.

Are you looking for more information on our Community Learning Hub?

Our hub page is here, which will tell you all you need to know. Once signed up, you can access our plethora of modules here.

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