Storysmash – A Story in a Game, The Event!


Friday 23rd February, 1pm – 6pm

Nottingham Conference Centre
Burton Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

6 amazing authors, 1 incredible event!

Storysmash has assembled a staggering line up of award-winning authors and writers as it enters its final masterclass event and celebration of the project, and it’s free as well!

Book your tickets here!

You can find a copy of the Storysmash Celebration Event leaflet – Here

So just what does your free ticket get you?

A packed line up of masterclass sessions with our brilliant guest writers Jeff NoonPanya Banjoko, Kim Slater, Dean Wilkinson, Tony White and Stuart Hill!

  • Explore how to structure a story, plan a narrative and develop compelling characters with award-winning writer of Smart, Kim Slater
  • Find out about experimental writing and collaborating with other writers with award-winning British cult novelist of Vurt, short story writer and playwright, Jeff Noon
  • Craft a poem and develop your performance skills with the outstanding poet, Panya Banjoko
  • Award-winning author of historical fantasy novels for Young Adults, Stuart Hill will talk about creating a story and chat about his experiences on the long and rocky road to publication. 
  • Author of novels including The Fountain in the Forest and Foxy-T, come along and find out about Tony White’s diverse writing career and collaboration process with groundbreaking artists group, Blast Theory on Zombies Ate My Library.
  • Join one of the masters of comedy writing, Dean Wilkinson, as he arrives at Storysmash to talk about his incredible work and career. You will all be then led through an awesome character development workshop.

We will contact you closer to the date of the event to confirm your choice of which Masterclass sessions you’d like to attend, but choose wisely as you can only choose up to 2!

Missed the masterclass? You’ll still have an opportunity to talk to the authors with our Panel discussion and Q&A

Watch the first screening of ‘A Story in a Game’: reflections of the Storysmash Project and the journey young people have taken; accompanied by live music from ‘Altered Sky’ with their infectious brand of rock-pop.

Explore and play a host of awesome interactive Storysmash games – where will your path take you?

Want to be a writer? Want to be a games designer? Help us celebrate the achievements of the Storysmash project and find out how you can get involved in the future.

A great event for children 11+ and adults.

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook @storysmashuk and here on our website for exciting updates on more masterclass authors, when you need to choose which masterclass to attend and about the incredible project that is Storysmash!

Book your tickets here!

You can find a copy of the Storysmash Celebration Event leaflet – Here

Storysmash is a project delivered by Nottingham City Libraries in partnership with The National Videogame Foundation and Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, funded by Arts Council England.