Ian is an award-winning children’s author who writes picture story books, novels for older readers, short stories and feature articles for magazines.
Ian also has over 40 years’ experience as a primary school teacher. Recently retired, he now writes full-time. He has over 20 years’ experience in presenting writing workshops and author talks to a range of audiences, including preps to year 12 students.
talks and workshops
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.