Welcome to ShoutAbout

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Welcome to our online magazine for creative writing and illustration.

If you're under 16, ShoutAbout! is where you can show your writing and illustration. Just send it in to us!

You'll find your stories and drawings in Your Shout. Roundabout is full of thoughts and ideas from authors and illustrators as well as interviews, games, puzzles, book news and choices, and more.

ShoutAbout! is presented by CWISL, the writers and illustrators behind the amazing ShoutSouth! festival. You can find us on Facebook.

So have a go - join in!

How to join in

  • Send us your stories - in words, or pictures, or both
  • Tell us what you'd like to see in the magazine.
  • Ask us questions about writing or drawing and we'll answer
  • Post a comment about stories or drawings you like or books you've enjoyed.

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In this issue

Welcome to our Winter issue of ShoutAbout!

Sit back and enjoy stories, poems and art by children. There’s a range of subjects, from the theme of justice to flights of fantasy and adventure. Some are thought-provoking and inspiring, others are fun and imaginative.


Karen Owen, ShoutAbout Editor


BY YOU: new stories and stunning art

Tips for writing characters 

How do you draw that?

Top books – second time around

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