If you're looking for an author to:
-- share during a school assembly
-- teach a classroom writing lesson, or
-- share with your homeschool group,
Reach for the Stars writing workshops offer a full range of writing activities for kids and parents.
For schools, classrooms & home school groups:
I am also available for full day presentations. Includes assemblies plus 3 or 4 individual classroom writing workshops using material from my Reach for the Stars writing workbook.
(See speaker packet for details)
Grade levels: 1-8.
Fee: $300-$400, but I am flexible.
depending on the situation. For
more information, Email me.
Download my speaker packet for references, contact information, and presentation summaries.
~ Let the Feelings Show
Creating your characters is only the first step. "Showing" their feelings instead of "telling" makes characters come alive.
~ The 5 Elements of Story
Character, Setting, Problem, Plot, and Solution--the keys to writing a great story!
~ Let's Go Fishing!
Create gripping beginnings that "hook" your reader and make him want to keep reading your story.
~ Hold That Pose!
Learn how and when to use a "writing camera" to freeze key characters, settings, and objects in your story.
"After 21 years of teaching writing at various levels, I have never been able to accomplish what Susan Marlow is able to achieve in a short 45 min. lesson. Susan quickly engages the students into the world of writing. She transforms youngsters into enthusiastic, confident authors. I would recommend Susan's writing workshop for young writers."
~Kay Erickson, language arts teacher from Buckley, WA
"We loved having Susan Marlow at Birney Elementary School. She is as wholesome and entertaining as her books."
~Debbie Passmore, teacher from Tacoma, WA
"Susan Marlow gives an interactive school presentation which is both engaging and informative...She exudes a love for children and her craft, which inspires enthusiasm for writing...I give her presentation four stars!"
~Sharon Westra, librarian, Mt. Vernon Christian School