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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.

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