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Writing and Creative Writing

Ian has been an active writer since his own schooldays – not only of published instructive and educational material (including worksheets and PowerPoints, puzzles and quizzes), but of verse, drama, translated and edited memoirs, fiction and publicity. He has edited professional periodicals (SATIPS Broadsheets in RE and Modern Languages) and served on the Editorial Boards of national and community periodicals for several years.


To review his current introductory portfolio please click here, where you can find illustrative examples of educational and informative writing, commercial and persuasive writing, and creative and cultural commissions.

Fun and informative tuition

Ian is delighted to work with students of any age on the ‘mechanicals’ and/or the rich subtleties of the English Language and its literature; also on comprehension and reasoning skills, vocabulary and stylistic enrichment, essay structuring and writing techniques, and indeed all those stages of ‘drafting, grafting and crafting’ (from plotline to proofreading) which define the successful creative process.


His active experience of traditional letterpress printing gives him a knowledgeable eye for layout and typography, besides proofreading: his current annual proofing commitments include Oxford University’s high-profile honorary degree day programme, and the 100-page English Music Festival programme book which then doubles as a scholarly Festschrift within its field. He is happy to advise on wording and presentation of important academic and occasional documents in any of his working languages.

For professional, affordable and friendly creative writing tuition; call:

Use a little IanGenuity and improve or develop your writing skills today!

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