Time For Change

I am thrilled to announce my short story ‘Time for Change’ has been published today on the Extinction Rebellion Creative Hub!

Please have a read and let me know what you think.

Many thanks due to Patsy Collins for broadcasting this opportunity on her Words about writing and writing about words blog.

Extinction Rebellion Creative Hub

... a short story for children of all ages ...

by Jenny Worstall, UK

‘Open the door! Let me out!’

Pulling at the handle, I glance out of the window. The spaceship’s taken off with me on board! I only stayed behind for a few extra minutes – how was I to know my teacher and the rest of the class would leave without me?

‘Weren’t you in that school party who were looking round?’

‘You shouldn’t be here.’

‘What the…’

‘Come and see the captain with us – immediately.’

Argh! Was I in a whole heap of trouble or what?

Long story short, they couldn’t turn back; they just had to get over themselves and make the most of having a seven year old on board for the first manned flight to Mars.

It’s so exciting I can hardly believe it – I’m hurtling through deep dark space, on…

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By Jenny Worstall

I am a writer and musician, and live in London with my family. I enjoy playing the piano and gossiping with my friends (essential research for my writing). My books reflect my love of music and a tendency not to take life too seriously.


  1. I’m so pleased to have had a small part in helping get this published, Jenny.

    I like the story a lot, especially the narrator’s voice. It really does sound like a kid telling it. The chatty rock was great too. And the captain, when he joined in the alien impressions.


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