All In! Young Writers Festival has been revamped to become Open: Singapore Young Writers Lab, a year-round programme consisting of talks, workshops and mentorships for writers between the ages of 13 and 25.
Explore and develop your craft and love for writing at Open: Singapore Young Writers Lab. Organised by the Singapore Book Council, Open is a developmental platform for writers between 13 to 25 years old. Comprising talks, workshops and mentorships, the year-round programme spans across forms, genres and languages. Open focuses on various forms of writing, including creative writing, screenwriting, translation, and books review, and participants will delve into a wide range of genres such as science fiction, speculative fiction, poetry, graphic novels, and creative nonfiction.
10-WORD SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2019
For three weeks from 4 February 2019, a featured word was announced on the Singapore Book Council Facebook page, and young writers were invited to submit a short story consisting only 10 words, with one of the words being the featured word, throughout each week. This is a selection of the 3 weekly best and 11 runner-up entries to the competition. The 3 featured words were: Family, Open, Time.