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Author and Illustrator Appearances

We have several authors and illustrators who enjoy meeting and speaking with readers about their work, and about reading and writing.
If you are interested in inviting an author/illustrator to visit your community in person, or via Skype please contact McBookwords.

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Sharron McElmeel

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Speaking to Readers

REVIEWS OF PRESENTATIONS

Sharron is a oft requested  speaker at library or reading conferences and often speaks in conjunction with authors of picture books/novels.
She is also a popular presenter at conferences for book writers, and parent events.
The possibilities are endless as Sharron has myriad of experiences and innovative ideas.

Q&A sessions about books and reading are available via Skype or via phone connections for radio.
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Presentations for the Author/Illustrator Communities - SCBWI

Making the Most of Your Author/Illustrator Website & Tricks of Social Media -- Getting Started, and how to maximize what you already have.  Create a "brand" as a writer or illustrator, get visitors to your site, and get the most for your development $.

The Business of Writing --  Writing/illustrating  is a business,  the essentials your tax accountant won't tell you but you MUST know.

Presentations for the Educational/Parent Communities

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Making a Difference: Grandparents as part of the Village

Embracing your role as a member of the village that surrounds another generation with love, roads to success, and trusting rlationships. Guidelines for finding your niche in the lives of children - and discover your own path to joy and satisfaction. speaker

Building a Nation of Readers

Twenty-six steps for sharing literacy at home and at school. For parent/teacher groups, home schooling organizations, and for all adults. Often presented as a keynote presentation for educators.

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The Story Behind the Story

Inside tales of authors and illustrators and the books they have created. Friendly tales of bloopers in books and hidden images and ideas. A humorous -- just for fun -- presentation. Luncheon address and dinner meetings.

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Best Books of the Year

The best of the best shared with summaries and connections to make with readers. Adaptable for any age group (preS, primary [k-2], intermediate [3-5], middle school [6-8], young adults.

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Helping Others to Understand Mental Illness: Helpful Tips for Family, Friends, and Educators

Whether physical or mental - a person's illness affects the individual and all those involved in that person's life. What role do family, friends, and educators play in helping the mentally ill person to manage the illness? And how can YOU cope as THEY learn to cope with their illness. Every ill person (physical or mental) needs an advocate. Bibliiography of books for further reading.

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ABCs in YOUR Backyard

Authors & Books & Connections in YOUR backyard. Books that highlight what is happening where you are at. Non-fiction and Common Core Connections are shared.

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You name the topic -- literacy, raising children, serious or humorous, for educators or parents (or both). We'll let you know if we can adapt any of our presentations to fit your needs.

Contact Sharron by e-mail at sharron@mcbookwords.com




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