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Aliens Among Us
Do you believe aliens exist somewhere in outer space? Would you like to run a short fun story about aliens? Author Ian C Douglas makes up aliens for his books: Martians, cosmic monsters, strange robots. Join Ian and talk about what aliens might be like. Write a short story about aliens.
2. Join in a guided discussion with Ian about what aliens might be like.
3. Ian reads a short clip from his sci-fi books.
4. Write a short story about aliens. Ian gives you the beginning and you finish it.
5. How to draw an alien (if time).
About the Author
British writer Ian C Douglas is author of the Zeke Hailey sci-fi adventure series. Other credits include short stories, non-fiction, and text for picture books. Ian runs creative writing workshops for children, with a focus on fantasy and sci-fi. He is a regular visitor to schools, book festivals, and runs a book club. Ian was a guest-of-honour at Malta’s Festival of the Literary Stars in 2019. In 2018, Ian won the Nottingham Writer’s Studio award for Best Children’s Author and his novel, The Infinity Trap, won best children's novel in the 2020 Eyelands International Book Award. He is a regular guest on Notts TV. Ian lives with his wife and children in the heart of Robin Hood country.Visit profile and see all programs