Meet us in print in "Something About the Author" Vol.
26, Gale Research
"Picture Book Pointers and Middle Grade
Ingredients" covers the elements of writing these types
of books for young people. These topics may be presented together
"More Words Than a Picture Book" a
discussion of writing Middle Grade and YA novels and the elements
that make up these books.
"The Writers Tool Box"
a presentation aimed at beginning writers.
"Putting Your Best Foot Forward"
creating a professional manuscript and working with an
editor. What happens after you sign the contract.
"Team Writing: Two Heads Are Better
Than One" How two people write one book; the ups and
downs of team writing.
As freelance editors, we present a program called "How
to Grab an Editor: The Importance of Your First Page."
Participants are invited to anonymously submit the first page
of a manuscript for analysis and critique in a professional forum.
"Developing Your Editors Eye"
is a hands-on workshop that guides authors through the revision
We have "The Secrets of Writing for Children
and Getting Published." An overview of writing for children.
"Words, Words, Words: The Joy of Language"
A celebration of writing and words.
"Rounding Up Readers" Connecting
books to the classroom and other thoughts about young readers.
"The Nitty-Gritty About Author Visits"
How to create a successful author visit from contact to applause.
"Creative Kickstarts" Writing
exercises and information to help you zero in on the elements
of good writing.
Note: Well be glad to develop a program especially
for your group and its needs.