Writer Profiles

Eion Field

// Committee Member & Writer

EION FIELD has been interested in writing as a hobby over many years. He enjoys writing stories with strong plots, and metred poetry with Christian themes. In 1980 he wrote a play called Fishers of Men which was performed by members of his church complete with a rowing boat on the stage. More recently he self-published a novel in a modern setting with a Gospel theme. He enjoys writing regularly for The Christian Writer magazine, and especially appreciates the feedback he receives to develop his technique. Eion is married with four adult children and his other hobby is playing the banjo. He and Jenny have always lived in the Waikato, but have spent short periods living and working in Bougainville and East Timor.

Email: ejfield2000@yahoo.com
Photo: Eion Field

Keep Smiling

KEEP SMILING: A Tribute To An Uncle We Never Knew. Eion Field writes a detailed account of his father’s family history, begining in Hawke’s Bay during World War One. He traces their lives – fortunes and misfortunes – and focuses on his dad’s brother who was lost after the Japanese invasion of Java in 1942. Eion, born after World War Two, was given the name his uncle had. Curious about the fate of his namesake, he nally decided to follow up lines of enquiry already investigated by his father Roland. Here he sets out all the information he could unearth, packed with little events and detail. And from it all there emerges a true hero.

Email: ejfield2000@yahoo.com
Writer: Eion Field

Guava Juice

GUAVA JUICE. Here Eion goes back in time to create adventure when an American crosses into Northern Mexico, finding himself in lawless territory. Events overtake the young man, putting his life in danger, but in desperation, he comes to realise he is not alone after all.

Email: ejfield2000@yahoo.com
Writer: Eion Field

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