The Ministry of Stories


I served as the Chief Technology advisor and technical liaison for the Ministry of Stories, a non-profit creative writing centre in East London that helps children and young people to develop their writing. We launched in November 2010, and I served through the Ministry's first year. I set up on-site computer systems, coordinated with contractors for our initial website, recruited a long term tech team, and helped establish the Ministry's online store, As of Dec 2012, the Ministry is still thriving and now working to establish a network for creative writing centres across Europe.

We received considerable press upon launch:

<ul><li> <a href="">BBC Article</a></li>
<li> <a href="">Guardian Video</a> </li>
<li> <a href="">BBC Video</a></li>

<li> Nick Hornby's <a href="">article in the Financial Times</a></li>
<li> Alistair Hall's <a href="">flickr set</a> of the facility setup</li>
<li> <a href="">826 National</a> (our inspiration in the USA)</li></ul>

I couldn't possibly acknowledge the vast number of amazing people who worked with us on this project, of which I was just one part. Thanks everyone!