When a school wants to hire you, the process usually begins with an email. With successive emails, you and the host iron out the terms and details of your author visit. While some authors then send a formal contract to the host to sign, I send a Letter of Agreement. This is essentially a contract […]
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 […]
There are four basic ways for authors to be visible at local, state and national conferences.