Paul is a children's author who specialises in school and library visits.
(Paul Has Disclosure Scotland Clearance and is eligible for Live Literature Funding)
Paul Murdoch has traveled the world performing workshops and presentations on writing and imagination. His latest novel Sunny deals with sectarianism and has been compared to The Boy In The Striped Pajamas. - AYE WRITE FESTIVAL
Audiences: P1 to S6
The Author Sessions: Paul performs workshops or assembly-type, interactive presentations. Either with 20 -40 children in a classroom or 100-500 children in a hall, he explores their own creativity and ability to form stories using pictures, games and exercises. He also performs key-note speeches at prizegivings and often works on specific projects.
Paul currently has six interactive workshops/presentations.
1. The Sunny Workshop' (P7-S6) WORKSHOP DETAIL
Paul uses his new book - Sunny - to explore children's attitudes to differences. He looks at racism and bullying through interactive work that allows children to talk and think about these thorny issues. He also speaks about the writing process and specifically how you can balance realism and imagination. (Creative writing, health and well-being)