Curiosity is the mother of all learning. Together we will explore great writing and deconstruct what makes it work. You will apply these techniques in your own creativity and learn how to write - with skill - from the heart.
I can help help you on your journey to becoming an author. I am a Chichester based writer with a degree in Youth Work. I provide a student-centered experience, being responsive to your questions and interests. I am a fun and interesting mentor.
Alexander Wallis BA (Hons)
• B.A. (Hons) Degree in Youth and Community Work
• Deep experience working in education and social care.
• Supports young people with complex issues.
• Top tier rapport building skills and innovative approaches.
• Published books, articles and magazines.
Admiral Lord Nelson School Literacy Co-ordinator
Jan 2016 – Aug 2018 Delivering support sessions for students helping them succeed with the challenges of school life, friendships and mental health. Helping students succeed in poetry and story writing through arts projects, lessons and individual support.
Portsmouth City Council Youth Arts Worker
Oct 2004 – June 2014 Leading drama, art and creative writing activities for young people throughout Portsmouth. Creating graphic novels, films and stage performances.
Elemental Magazine Editor
Nov 2002 – Aug 2004 Producing and editing a poetry magazine. Leading community arts events. Mentoring writers.
Education & Qualifications
University of Chichester
BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work
Havant College A Levels
1985 – 1986 English Literature
Mathematics – GCSE
The Bourne School O Levels
I write novels, poetry and articles for magazines – particularly about young people and their challenges. I facilitate community arts events. I am currently writing a series of novellas with young people acting as editors and test readers. I recently won the Write Across Sussex competition, presented by Kate Mosse.
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