About Us – Learn More About The Writing District


At The Writing District, we help writers improve their writing through our online writing classes, for all levels and interests.

Our Resources also includes a comprehensive list of the latest writing competitions and submission opportunities, including our own free to enter short story competition.




The Writing District was founded by Olive O’Brien, a children’s writer and publisher. Olive set up an eco-friendly book publishing company, Silver Angel Publishing in 2009, and Creative Writing Ink, an online writing class provider and resource website in 2010.

We’re lucky to have highly qualified and experienced tutors, who will guide you through the process, including:


Jeff Hirsch

Suzanne Kamata

Jodie Noel Vinson

Scott Onak

Jay Deshpande

Katherine McCord