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Liz Treacher

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Contact: liztreacher@gmail.com
Local authority: Highland
Languages: English
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I am a writer and creative writing teacher. I have written two romantic comedies set in 1920 called The Wrong Envelope and The Wrong Direction. Although light in tone, they reflect on how the shadow of the First World War hung over Britain long after the conflict ended, and explore how difficult it was for women at that time. I have also written a contemporary novel called The Unravelling with the themes of family, immigration and the refugee crisis. I would love to read from and talk about these novels and facilitate discussions.

As a self-published author I would enjoy explaining the nuts and bolts of self-publishing from my own experience, to encourage other people who would like to publish their own work. I could give a step-by-step fun and informative talk on how to go about it.


Having worked as a literacy tutor for many years, I have experience delivering creative writing workshops to adult learners and people with English as an additional language. When delivering creative writing workshops, I can include images from my landscape photography, and create writing prompts to suit the group. I am experienced in getting groups to write poetry together during a workshop.

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Reading; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Adult learners; English as an additional language (EAL); Adults with additional support needs; People experiencing mental health problems; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable adults

Topics of work

Comedy, humour & funny books; Contemporary fiction; Emigration & immigration; Family; Gender equality; Historical fiction; Love & romance; World War 1

Age groups published for

Adults

Age groups can work with

Adults

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100