Writing Workshop, Oyen Public School

I'll be visiting the grade 5/6 class via video chat on March 9th, 10th and 11th from 9:40 - 10:15 each day. We'll walk through a story-planning process together. By the end of the three days, the students will have a short story all planned out, plus an understanding of how to create their own […]

Hinckley-Big Rock Middle School (Illinois) Author Visit

Hinckley-Big Rock Middle School 47W984 US-30, Big Rock, IL

I'm excited to meet the 6th, 7th and 8th grade students of Hinckley-Big Rock Middle School for a virtual author visit. During this video chat, I'll read a little bit of Space Cadets to the students, as well as answering their questions. As always, I'm looking forward to talking about writing with these young people!

Alexander Ferguson School (Calgary) Author Visit

These two grade 3/4 classes are reading through Space Cadets. During this video chat, I'll read a little bit of the novel to them, then we'll talk about writing. I'm looking forward to meeting these students!

Battalion Park School (Calgary) Author Visit

These two grade 4 classes are reading through Space Cadets. During this video chat, I’ll read the final chapter of the novel to them, then we’ll talk about writing. I’m looking forward to meeting these students!

West Ridge Middle School (Calgary) Author Visit

These four grade 6 classes are reading through Space Cadets as well as exploring the "Sky Science" unit in science class. During this video chat, I’ll read a little bit of the novel to them, then we’ll talk about writing and outer space. I’m looking forward to meeting these students!

Afternoon Cocktail Talk Show/Podcast

I'm excited to be a featured guest on Amanda Ashley's Afternoon Cocktail. The show, out of Rochester, New York, runs every M/W/F at 1:00 EDT: Afternoon Cocktail Talk Show is a wellness based show featuring live performances and candid interviews with National and International Singer-songwriters, entrepreneurs and various noteworthy causes. Through a collection of perspective, […]

Virtual Writing Workshop, École Connaught School (Medicine Hat)

I will be leading two grade 5 classes through three virtual sessions (M/W/F @ 1:15). Students will learn to defeat writers' block by walking through a process that will take them from initial brainstorming to creating an interesting inciting incident by asking the simple question, "What could go wrong?" By the end of the week, […]

Virtual Writing Workshop, École Connaught School (Medicine Hat)

I will be leading two grade 5 classes through three virtual sessions (Oct. 4, 5 & 7 @ 1:05 each afternoon). Students will learn to defeat writers' block by walking through a process that will take them from initial brainstorming to creating an interesting inciting incident by asking the simple question, "What could go wrong?" […]

Literacy Day, Bluffton School

I'm excited to join with K-9 students and staff at Bluffton School in their celebration of Literacy Day! I'll be offering two presentations (K-4 @10:15 & gr. 5-9 @11:00) where I'll read to students, we'll talk about literacy, and have a Q&A session.