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School Visits and Workshops
I’d love to come talk to your students.
As someone who spent years thinking that creative writing was something I couldn’t do, I approach writing as a skill that can be learned instead of innate. I also have experience leading workshops to support the productive and honest conversation needed to address the controversial topics that divide us.
I’m available to give talks and/or offer workshops on the following topics:
- The Power of Revision: Deeper Thinking and a More Organized Brain
- The Creative Writing Process: Breaking Open the Possibilities & Discovering Your Story One Layer at a Time (Even If You Don’t Think of Yourself as a Writer)
- Talking Across the Divide: Finding Common Ground in a Polarizing Environment
- The Path to Publishing: Pushing Past Rejection
If you have other ideas for talks or workshops, I’d love to connect and collaborate.
I used to teach middle school social studies, and lesson-planning is still one of my loves.