Tristan Bancks

Tristan Bancks is a children’s and teen author who started out as an actor and filmmaker. His books include the Tom Weekly series, Mac Slater and Two Wolves, a crime-mystery novel for middle-graders. Two Wolves won Honour Book in the 2015 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards. It also won the YABBA and KOALA Children’s Choice Awards. Tristan’s latest book is The Fall, is a new thriller novel for ages 10+. His next book, Tom Weekly: My Life & Other Failed Experiments is out in July 2018. Tristan is excited by the future of storytelling and inspiring others to create. You can help him try to change the world here at www.tristanbancks.com

 

 

How to Write Gripping Crime / Mystery Stories

Tristan Bancks’s novel The Fall is inspired by a crime scene he visited when he was on work experience with Channel Ten News in high school. Two Wolves was inspired by another real-life crime. Here, he’ll show you how to fuse your own life experiences with fiction to create stories that your friends, family and teachers won’t be able to put down.

 

My Life & Other Failed Experiments

Author Tristan Bancks shares his childhood (and adulthood) disasters and how they have inspired the hilarious stories in his Tom Weekly series.

 

Vision Boarding with Tristan

Tristan shares how he uses images, maps, video, music and his own life to inspire and feed the writing process on his fast-moving crime-mystery novels Two Wolves and The Fall. He’ll also share a little about Detention, the latest novel he’s writing for release in 2019.

 

 

 

Appearing in:

 

Thursday 19 July

10.30am-11.15 am

My Life & Other Failed Experiments

 

12.00pm-12.45pm

Vision Boarding with Tristan

 

1.15pm-2.15pm

How to Write Gripping Crime / Mystery Stories

 

Friday 20 July

10.30am-11.15am

My Life & Other Failed Experiments

 

12.00pm-12.45pm

Vision Boarding with Tristan

 

1.15pm-2.15pm

How to Write Gripping Crime / Mystery Stories

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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