Head out on a Writing Safari workshop with popular children’s and YA author Tristan Bancks. Tristan has designed a fun and active half-day writing adventure where participants will be encouraged to use nature and their own lives for inspiration. The day will involve fully supervised walks along the beach, tracing Tristan’s own regular writing paths and teaching kids how they can use the world around them to inspire ideas and spin them into fun, must-read stories.
Event Details (Ages 9-13)
When: Thursday 20 April, 10am – 1pm Where: Byron Writers Festival Office, Level 1 – 28 Jonson St, Byron Bay (office is accessible by stairs only) Tickets: FREE, must register online (max. 20 participants)
About Tristan Bancks
Tristan writes the My Life book series of weird and funny short stories as well as Two Wolves, which won Honour Book at the 2015 Children’s Book Council Awards and was nominated for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. His new books are My Life & Other Weaponised Muffins(February 2016), a fourth book of weird-funny-gross, semi-autobiographical short stories and The Fall, a new thriller for ages 10+. Tristan is excited by the future of storytelling and inspiring others to create. Kids love Tristan’s workshops because of his enthusiastic approach to writing and his use of a range of media to tell stories; parents and teachers love him because of his encouraging and inclusive manner, and the way he inspires kids to have fun with their imagination.