Angie is a traveller, writer, storyteller and educator who eagerly shares her creativity and love of the written word to whoever will listen.
Angie Belcher is both writer and teacher. Creating a collaboration between the two is what gives greater depth to both her writing and her teaching.
While her Italian side gave her creativity and a colourful upbringing, it was the New Zealand culture, environment, education and adventure that really influenced her writing.
Diving, caving, hiking and the outdoors provided exciting writing prospects resulting in commissioned work in Sri Lanka, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and became the catalyst for many children’s adventure books.
Her work is varied and includes Young Adult and Junior Fiction novels, educational text, commissioned and freelance articles, illustrated picture books and writing short plays for children and adults. Find out more…
…Her unique look on life makes her editorial engaging, direct and informative, never dry, never boring nor cliqued.
— Steve Dickinson – Director Pacific Media Ltd; Editor NZ Adventure Magazine
An accomplished travel writer, Angie’s work appears in many travel, adventure and inflight magazines as well as in various coffee table books : Guide to the World’s Best Wreck Dives (New Holland 2007), The World’s Best Dive Sites (New Holland 2005), pocket guides such as The Berlitz Guide-Fiji (2007) and numerous illustrated children’s books. Find out more…
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After numerous requests to facilitate and teach writing workshops for festivals and book weeks, Angie developed classes for Travel Writing, Beginners Build a Blog, Writing for Children and Creative Writing for Migrants. Find out more…
Angie is an accomplished public speaker. Her love of adventure, the environment, education, the ocean (she is a highly experienced SCUBA diver), and her uncanny nature for being in the right spot at the wrong time; dodging tsunamis, cyclones and eruptions, has resulted in her having a wide range of interesting speaking topics which she combines with her philosophies and promotion of well-being. Find out more…