The Writers of Wales Database
Lux, Leslie Brian
49, Abbey Rd, Llandudno, Conwy, LL30 2EH
Tel: 01492 860156
Retired Dental Surgeon, born Derby, qualified Guy’s Hospital Dental School, elected member General Dental Council. Fellow Pierre Fauchard Academy (2000)
Hobbies: Sailing (qualified Coastal Skipper), Road Running, Boxing (qualified ABA Coach), co-founder Sale West ABC.
Writing: Regular column in Dental Practice. Articles/ stories: Sailing Today, Dog’s Monthly, Your Dog, Wild About Animals, Sun Annual for Boys, Sunday Express. Wales Regional Winner Munchbunch competition (2010). Member: Society of Authors, Scattered Authors Society. Treasurer: Llandudno Writers.
With respect to Loppylugs and the Dam (Toothlight Press 2007)
“I’m not surprised Loppylugs is popular with children..”
Elizabeth Arnold, nominated for the Carnegie Medal
With respect to Court of Foxes (Discovered Authors 2008)
“a powerful and dramatic piece of writing that has all the ingredients to appeal to young and old readers alike.”
Phil Carradice, Novelist, Historian, BBC Broadcaster.
“…uses legend and magic to tell a really exciting story.”
Elizabeth Arnold, nominated for the Carnegie Medal.
“characterizations are tight and authentic….a good gift to any child of Welsh extraction.”
Faraway Books (USA)
Loppylugs and the Dam (Toothlight Press 2007)
Loppylugs is a funny looking dog with the biggest ears you have ever seen. He meets new friends and saves the day when he becomes a hero overnight.
Court of Foxes (Discovered Authors 2008)
In the Welsh village of Morredin no house is numbered seven, and its children belong to a secret society. What is the secret surrounding Emrys Morgan, and why does no one except Bryn see and hear the foxes. As his connection to Morredin is revealed, Bryn faces a decision that could change the world forever.
To purchase copies of this title from gwales. com, please click on its front cover.
Eligible Writers on Tour subjects offered:
1. Read and discuss own works
2. Creative writing workshops. Topics include how to plan a story/ novel. Writing fiction for the younger audience, especially 4-8years and 12+ years. Exercises to stimulate creativity, using objects, first and last lines, ‘show don’t tell.’ Planning articles, using examples from author’s published list.
Self-publishing, newspaper and radio interviews. Planning for a school book signing/workshop.
Venues: Schools, Libraries, Adult Education Meetings.
Age Range:5 years to adult
Special Requirements: Performance space, flip charts, overhead projection. Overnight accommodation when necessary