30-45 minutes

Storytelling and Creative DramaticsChildren will interact with the author, which includes an art activity, Q & A.

15 minutes of Skype Presentations are FREE!

1st and 2nd Grades - 1-hour presentation

Storytelling, Creative interactive Dramatic Presentation, Q & A, What if...? Art & Stem activities or tailored to your needs.

Middle School - 1-hour presentation

Rhyme Time - The study of beats, meter, and rhyme in children's poetry. Each student will develop a rhyming poem on assigned topics.

Group Picture Book - Class will become familiar with types of picture books and will develop a group manuscript.

"Then and Now" - Class will choose a topic or year to research and write the first page of a historical fiction manuscript for children.

High School - 2-hour presentation (double period)

The Hero's Journey in Children's Books - Follow the story's protagonist through their journey. Each student will use their favrite book.

Writing Workshops for Children's Writers

"BEYOND THE FAIRYTALE: Something Old! Something Borrowed, Something New!

A writing workshop for PB, MG, or YA (writer's choice) using a traditional fairytale as a mentor text to discover the kernel of a new children's story and develop their writer's voice.

For more information about programs, scheduling, and pricing,please contact Gayle at


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