Preferred audience: years 3 – 8
Ian is an award-winning children’s author who writes picture story books, novels for older readers, short stories and feature articles for magazines.
Recently retired from teaching, he now writes full time. He has over 20 years experience presenting writing workshops and author talks to a range of audiences.
Ian’s presentations and workshops include readings and book talks, ‘fun, fast and furious’ writing workshops for children in years 3 and beyond, writing and creating simple picture story books, general discussions about what writers do and how they do it, and tackling specific writing skills such as description, dialogue and character.
(Ian also has over 40 years experience as a primary school teacher and over 20 years experience presenting workshops for preps to year 12 students.)