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Author hoping to inspire local children

Tue, 07 Jan 2014

Chris Ewan with local school children
Chris Ewan with local school children

An author from the Isle of Man says he hopes he can help inspire children to take up writing.

Chris Ewan is mid-way through a six month stint as writer in residence and will visit 15 primary schools as part of the Island of Culture initiative.

Children in years five and six are being challenged to write short stories based around the theme of the Manx coastline.

Ewan – whose Good Thief’s Guide books are being made into a television series – says he’s happy to be involved:

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