Presentations and Workshops


Stubby the Fearless Squid: From Brainstorm to Bookstore

How does the spark of an idea become a story? From first draft to finished product, I’ll give you all the goods on the making of a picture book.

Can be tailored for all ages, any size group.


Grizzly Boy: From Brainstorm to Bookstore

How does one silly sentence become a story? From first draft to finished product, I’ll give you all the goods on the making of a picture book.

Can be tailored for all ages, any size group.

 

What's for Dinner? A Grrrreat Story!

In this workshop, I’ll share my favorite story recipe (handy recipe cards provided for each student). Then we’ll mix up a tale together as a class.

This is a grrreat way for teachers to launch a fiction writing unit.

Elementary grades, classroom-sized group

 

From Banana Slug to Bear: How to Roll with Rejection and Revision

The path to publication can be beautifully bumpy and wonderfully winding! So put on your best traveling shoes, and I’ll share my journey with you. You’re sure to find plenty of news you can use in your own life, no matter your dream or destination.

Can be tailored for all ages, any size group.

 

Grizzly Boy, Theo’s Mom, and the Art of Clever Parenting

We’ll explore a day in the life of Theo’s mom as she deftly picks battles and thwarts trouble… yet still has time to enjoy her tea. I’ll draw from 22 years of mom experience and 10 years of psychology training as we discuss tips for parenting those wild and wonderful, imaginative kids.

Best for parenting groups or PTA meetings

 

I'm happy to create a custom presentation for your school/group as well! Just head on over to my Contact page and fill out the handy form.

Fees available upon request.