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Workshop Spotlight: Crafting an Author/Illustrator School Visit

School visits are a powerful way to get your book into the hands of readers. But how do you take what you’ve written or illustrated and turn it into an attention-grabbing presentation for kids?

Making a school visitAt this workshop, you will:

  • Prepare your presentation, with faculty input
  • Visit a school and deliver your presentation, which is videotaped
  • Review your presentation video and get faculty feedback

Workshop sesssions include:

  • Polishing Your Presentation Skills
  • Booking Speaking Engagements
  • Creating a Successful Talk
  • Making Conference Proposals
  • Building Your Author Brand: Enewsletter, Social Media & More!
  • Material Preparation
  • One-to-one conferences about marketing, proposals, materials, press
  • One-to-one conferences about your school presentation

This hands-on workshop is perfect for any author or illustrator who would like to develop or refine their school presentations.

Carmen Oliver is an author and founder of The Booking Biz, an agency that brings children’s authors and illustrators to schools, libraries, conferences, festivals, and special events. In this video she talks about what you’ll learn at the workshop:

Watch video testimonials from previous attendees:
Author/illustrator Aram Kim
Author Andrea Loney
Author Julie Dao
Author Leah Henderson

“Very knowledgeable instructors with lots of wisdom and experience to share. We all learned a great deal from them.”

“This truly was an essential ‘boot camp’ for debut authors!”

“The workshop was small and intimate, which kept me focused and allowed the instructors to do a deep-dive into the information.”

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Posted on: January 22, 2019