Andrew Daddo has added "educating students" to the long list of roles next to his name after attending Scots All Saints College to speak with the students as part of the school's three-day literature festival.
Aside from television and radio presenting Mr Daddo is an accomplished author and, having written books for all ages, he was the perfect addition to the school's star lineup of guest speakers.
"They're all big deal writers so the fact that they've got it here is amazing," Mr Daddo said.
"[I'm] just talking to the kids about, literacy really. It's just reading and writing, giving them a reason to want to read and then hopefully some tips on writing."
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The annual literature festival is for prep students right up to Year 11 with the guest speakers running various workshops focusing on their respective areas of expertise.
"So by them seeing a real-life author, this is the theory, as opposed to just seeing the book then hopefully it jazzes them up a little bit," Mr Daddo said.
"I'm trying to jazz them into wanting to write. It's hard, so if you can get a couple of little tricks and simplify the process they might be more inclined to do it. And exciting them, that's the idea anyway."
Mr Daddo has travelled to a number of schools in different states around the country providing students with an opportunity that was never afforded to him.
"I just travel around and talk in schools when I can ... when it all lines up it's good to do and when it doesn't, move on," Mr Daddo said.
"We never had them, I mean imagine an author coming to your school, for us there's no way, so it's good we're really lucky."
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