Nanci Turner Steveson

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Author Address:Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA and Austin, TX, USA

Genres: middle grade literary fiction, realistic fiction, friendship, health, female empowerment, contemporary

Presentations:Authors writing process; book club discussions; creating a magical place where the rules of the real world don't apply in realistic fiction; character development; setting as a character; organic writing; using theatre techniques to overcome writers block; and "I've got my first line down, now what do I do?"

Audiences: 3rd to 8th grade, and mother-daughter book clubs

Available Times: Please email me at and put Skype Visit Request in the reference line. I can book up to six months in advance.

No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.

No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 15 minutes for a discussion ofSwing Sidewaysand Q&A.

In-Depth Visit Length: 45 minutes (15-minute interactive presentation followed by 30-minute Q & A - Teacher acts as moderator)
In-Depth Visit Cost: $100 if booked before May 3, 2016. ** Significant discount for Title I schools and non-profits. Please email for specifics.

Prerequisites: Test Skype call one week prior to visit. For kids, animagination, curiosity, and eagerness to learn. Kids are encouraged to ask questions. If presentation is specific toSwing Sideways, the group should be familiar with the book first.

Affiliations: Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (; The Sweet Sixteens (; Board of Directors of Jackson Hole Writers Conference (; Teen Creative Writing Club instructor at Teton County Library, Jackson, WY

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