Mark Greenwood is an author with a passion for history. His award-winning books have been honoured internationally. He has twice received the West Australian Premier’s Book Award for The Legend of Lasseter’s Reef and The Legend of Moondyne Joe. Simpson and His Donkey was a CBCA Honour Book and USBBY Outstanding International Book.
Our past is full of adventures and curious, larger-than-life characters. It is a rich vein of material for writers and storytellers. Mark enjoys presenting to students of all ages and backgrounds, inspiring them to develop their natural curiosity about books, writing and history. From simple text, through to the extensive research involved in creating historical fiction, Mark’s ‘History Hunter’ presentation provides ideas and strategies to enhance creative writing. Students become involved in the process of writing books, from initial idea and development of story line, through to the stages involved for publication.
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All of Mark’s books are available for personalised signings.