Heidi Schulz


Author Website:HeidiSchulzBooks.com

Author AddressSalem, Oregon, USA

Genres:fairy tale, fairytale,fantasy,female empowerment,history,humor,

Presentations: Seehttp://heidischulzbooks.com/visits-appearances/ for more information
Free, 20-minute visit:How My Idea Became a BookThis is my basic school visit presentation, adapted for Skype. As I talk about my personal journey, I share with classes the first thing that every story needs and the importance of revision and perseverance. Ten minute presentation, followed by a ten minute Q&A.
Grades 3 – 12
In-depth, 50-minute, visits:It’s Alive! Building Characters That Leap Off the PageIn this fun and interactive class, participantswill play Dr. Frankenstein as they learn what parts go into building a great character. Theywill then complete activities and exercises designed to help them create their own.Grades 3 – 8
Clearing the Air: Writing Humor that Goes Beyond Fart JokesStudentswilllearn humor writing techniques, the important role humor can play—even in serious books, and why too much of the low hanging fruit might make you sick.
Grades 6 – 12
Through the Wardrobe: Writing Settings that Transport Your ReaderStudentswill learntechniques to make theirsettings come alive, including: using sensory details, looking beyond the obvious, and observing with your characters’ eyes. Attendees will also explore developing character through the lens of setting.
Grades 6 – 12
Audiences: Elementary School (best suited for grades 3+), Middle School, High School

Available Times: Free visits monthly 2nd Fridays and 4th Thursdays 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Pacific, paid in-depth visits have a bit more flexibility

No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.

No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 20 minutes, including Q&A

In-Depth Visit Length:50 minutes, including Q&A

In-Depth Visit Cost: $125

Prerequisites:Free visits are best suited to classes that have read at least one of my books, or at minimum, have pursued my website and are prepared with questions. (The About and Books sections are especially helpful for generating questions.)

Contact Information:heidi@heidischulzbooks.com

Affiliations: SCBWI

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