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?
At 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!
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: