Villiers High School in Southall, London, has welcomed six celebrities to an event called 'Write Brothers'. Five writers a comedian and a press officer ran workshops with the students on 5 November on themes as diverse as war, comedy and suspense.
Author Nick Hornby led a very popular workshop and spoke about writing, fame and the 'X Factor'!
Andrew Mueller, author and journalist, brought along an armoured vest, a requirement for a war journalist. The students had fun trying it on.
Sean Kemp, deputy head of press for the Liberal Democrats, was quizzed on the coalition government. He said being interviewed by the School Reporters was as tough as the prime ministerial debates!
Writer and producer James Brabazon thrilled the students with stories about working in a war zone. He said he was shot at several times.
School Reporters had a chance to interview all of the speakers about their aspirations as teenagers. Comedian Richard Herring, whose father was a head teacher, said he'd always wanted to be funny.
Thriller novelist Peter Grimsdale spoke to the pupils about building suspense in their stories.
School Reporter Lekhika, 14, asked the students for their thoughts on the day. Anmol said the talk by James Brabazon changed his "perspective on friendship and trust".
Teacher Chloe Combi led a question and answer session after the workshops. She saw each of the students as a potential writer and encouraged them to use their creativity and pursue their ambitions.
Richard Herring had the students laughing with a mini stand-up routine. He joked with the students: "Maybe in ten to fifteen years time I'll be really funny!"
Nick Hornby was given a grilling by Nikita, 15. He told her he never dreamed he could make a living as a writer.
The speakers all signed autographs and posed for photos at the end of the day.
After a brilliant set of workshops, students and speakers all agreed it was the 'Write Club' to be in!