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SCHOOL & KINDY VISITS

I can come to your school to talk about writing and books! My author talks are fun and engaging, and always catered towards the age group.

PRE-PREP - YEAR 1

The Magic of Stories
Let's talk about stories! Why do we love them? What makes a great character? How can we use our imaginations to create amazing stories?

Duration: 30-45 minutes

YEAR 2 - YEAR 3

How to Make Your Stories Awesome
Why are some stories so unforgettable? Why do we care so much about the characters and what they want? Using well-known examples, let's talk about how stories are crafted so you can write your own awesome stories.

Duration: 45 minutes
 

YEAR 4 - YEAR 5

How Picture Books are Made
It might seem easy to write a picture book and draw some pictures...but it's actually quite tricky! So, how do the author, illustrator, editor and others work together to create the perfect balance of story and pictures? Let's talk through the process! This is a great preparation for a 'create your own book' assignment.

Duration: 45 minutes

LITERACY EXTENSION PROGRAM

YEAR 4 - YEAR 5

Writing Brilliant Stories
This five-week program covers plot, characters, setting, voice, point of view, enhancing writing through the five senses, editing and much more. This program can culminate in a short story of 800 words, which can be submitted to competitions.

Duration: 60 minutes x 5 weeks

Would you like me to come to your school? Enquire here!

Thanks for your enquiry!