Allison Tait is the internationally published bestselling author of middle-grade adventure series The Mapmaker Chronicles and
Allison is a multi-genre writer, teacher and speaker with more than 25 years’ experience in magazines, newspapers and online publishing. Her podcast “So you want to be a writer”
has been rated by Itunes as the #1 Literature/Writing podcast in Australia and her on-demand course “build your author platform” is a popular
addition to the Australian Writers’ Centre program.
Allison has been a popular presenter at numerous festivals and schools around Australia, sharing her passion for writing and creativity and inspiring students
wherever she goes.
Talks – Where do ideas come from? In this interactive 45 minute presentation A.L. Tait shares the secrets of where to find ideas – and
what to do next. Learn the three essential ingredients of every short story and how to use them to conquer the blank page every time. Grades 4-7
Workshop – Find your Writing Superpower – A fun look at different skills and strengths of writing. Grade 5-8