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Workshops & Speaking Engagements

I love to speak (both virtually and in-person) to writers' groups and conferences, theatre groups, teachers and librarians, and junior high and high school students!


Use the contact button below to inquire about fees and availability.


Possible topics for writers include:

-What Writers Can Learn from Actors

-How to Use Physical Action Like a Playwright

-How to Craft Dialogue Like a Playwright

-How to Plot the Perfect Murder (Mystery!)

-More Than a Place: Making Setting a Character in Your Story

-Writing Along the Edge: Adding Tension and Suspense to Your Writing

Possible topics for teachers and librarians include:

-Why Contemporary YA Deserves a Spot on Your Bookshelf

-Lighting the Darkness: Why Kids Need Dark Stories

-Engaging Literature or Creative Writing Students with Theatre Games

Possible topics for junior high and high school students include:

-A Peak Behind the Pages: The Truth About Writing, Revising, and Publishing a Book

-Using Drama Games and Exercises to Improve Your Writing

-Keeping it Real: A Process Workshop for Young Actors

-Building Character: Bringing Realistic Characters to Life on the Stage or on the Page

-Writers' Workshops or Small Group Intensives for Young Writers, Playwrights, Actors, or Directors

Have your own idea for a special workshop or event for your group? Let me know what you have in mind by clicking the contact button below!

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