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Meet the mentors: Sara Shaarawi

For their latest project,  Press 2 For Help , the Citizens Theatre Young Co. have been working with professional playwrights to develop a series of theatrical shorts. The varied pieces they've created all share the common thread of exploring mental health issues faced by young people.  In  this blog series  we're chatting to the writing mentors on the project and learning more about their creative process. For our final installment, we sat down with Sara Shaarawi: Writing mentor Sara Shaarawi Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your own journey into writing - was it something you always wanted to do?   It wasn’t actually. When I studied theatre I pretty much trained in every aspect of making theatre other than writing. It was always too scary and I thought I was terrible at it. I became a writer after moving to Scotland, I had finished my studies and I was still trying to figure out what I wanted to do, and a bunch of playwrights I had worked with kept saying that I

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