My Stories

Growing up dyslexic, Jo McClelland Phillips didn’t understand what reading was until she wrote her own magazine at age 10. She is the recipient of the 2020 Iceland Writer’s Retreat Alumni Award and an invited residency from Varuna, the National Writers House, 2021.


Kid's Stories

Jo helps kids discover their love of reading through writing their own stories. Join her and her daughter every week on their podcast as they play The Story Game and make up their own stories with just 5-setences.


Share Your Story

Play the story game and write your story in 5 sentences or answer the weekly writing challenges on Instagram. Share your stories with other young authors!

Our favourite stories could be featured on the podcast!

Two ways to share: