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Tristan Bancks shares love of reading and writing

9/09/2015
​The Noosa District State High School Junior Secondary campus students had the opportunity to work with actor, film maker and award-winning children's and teens author Tristan Bancks again  last week.
 
Tristan's books include the My Life series, Mac Slater Coolhunter and Two Wolves.
 
Two Wolves was shortlisted for the 2015 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award.

Tristan spoke to the junior students about the writing process, and how it takes many years to draft a novel and short story.
 
He shared his tips for writing including keeping journals, looking for inspiration in ‘everyday’ events and setting aside time each day to write.
 
The students embraced Tristan's ideas, especially his philosophy of writing, reading and staying inspired, whilst remembering that writing involves rewriting!
 
Students had the chance to create different endings to his new novel, with some great ideas shared.
 
Tristan and the students embraced the Junior Secondary campus philosophy of 'FLYING', with a fun filled day, inspiring the students to keep reading and writing.