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.