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John Dean

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Email deangriss@btinternet.com
Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway
Languages: English
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John Dean has had 17 crime novels published and is with London-based The Book Folks. A freelance journalist as well as crime writer, he has delivered creative writing workshops, mentoring, talks and book editing for 20 years.

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Dumfries and Galloway; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Glasgow City; Midlothian; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Scottish Borders; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Performance; Reading; Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Care-experienced people; Intergenerational learning; Adults with additional support needs; Prisoners & young offenders; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts)

Topics of work

Ageing; Biography & memoir; Childhood; Comedy, humour & funny books; Crime fiction; Editing & editing your own work; Environment & climate; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Fantasy; Horror; Loneliness & isolation; Mystery & thriller; Nature; Rural communities; Self-publishing & independent publishing; Travel writing; Urban communities; World War 2

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

9-11; 12-14; 15-18; Adults

Audience size

11-30