Even seasoned school visit presenters have moments of doubt, as do authors new to the circuit. Recently, when I did a presentation on author visits at the SCBWI North-Central California Spring Spirit Conference, the participants’ three major worries had to do with the content and pacing of their presentation, what fees to charge, and getting gigs.
Since these might be some of your worries, too, here are some articles to get you started. Search for more on this blog site, and, if you are a member of SCBWI, check out my SCBWI Bulletin column, “The Truth About School Visits” for additional articles.
QUESTION: What should I do in a presentation? How do I pace my time? How do I keep from boring the kids?
QUESTION: How much should I charge?
QUESTION: How do I get gigs?
Please share any questions you might have. I’m happy to connect you to helpful resources.