School Visits

It’s School Visit Season!

October 17, 2012

I’m excited to be visiting schools again after the long summer break. Tomorrow, I’ll be at Claymont Elementary in Ballwin, Missouri. Claymont is in the Parkway school district, the same district as my old elementary school, Mason Ridge. Mason Ridge also happens to be where I first knew I wanted to be a writer, thanks […]

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Back to School – for Authors, Too!

August 20, 2012

Growing up, I loved getting ready to go back to school. Picking out that perfect outfit for the first day, shopping for school supplies (there’s just nothing like a fresh box of crayons!), packing my book bag the night before – just thinking about it brings back that tumble of feelings: anticipation, excitement, and yes, […]

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Virtual School Visits — The Next Best Thing to Being There

November 4, 2009

One of my favorite things about being a children’s author is getting invited to speak at schools. There’s nothing quite like getting to connect with young writers and readers — it’s energizing, inspiring, and just plain fun. But when circumstances don’t allow for an author visit “in person,” a virtual school visit is a popular […]

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