The Ministry of Stories is open. Along the lines of Dave Eggers' 826 projects in America and Roddy Doyle's Fighting Words in Dublin, it's a fun, free place for young people to be inspired by writing and work one-to-one with tutors.

You will find us through a secret door behind Hoxton Street Monster Supplies: Bespoke and Everyday Items For the Living, Dead and Undead (est. 1818).

We're at 159 Hoxton Street, London.

Volunteer here.

I wrote something about it for The Guardian, here.

And here's Dave Eggers' Ted talk about 826: