Sometimes my research requires
consorting with unsavory characters
Young or old, everyone is reading
The Youngest Templar.
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Host a visit with author Michael Spradlin at your school or conference! The following are a few of the different presentations and workshops for which Michael has become known. To arrange visits to your school or conference please contact Kelly Spradlin at .
BECOMING A WRITER: This workshop offers students and educators an inside look at the writer's process. It covers brainstorming, research, revision, and the importance of developing your own unique voice. Several examples from past works, stories in progress and the writing of other authors are incorporated into the presentation.
PLOT & CREATIVITY WORKSHOP: Students will get an inside view of what makes a story work. It will touch on character development, creating conflict, effective use of dialogue, and plot structure to help students create their own unique stories.
WRITING DO'S AND DON'TS: This workshop offers several useful tips that students can use in writing assignments. Presented in a fun and energetic way, tips like “Take off the ‘that' hat,” “Adverbs and pronouns: Friends or foes?” give students usable advice to improve their writing.
REAL HISTORY: This presentation uses my award winning picture books to introduce students to real American History. It includes demonstrations of hands-on artifacts and is ideal for history classes or social studies curriculums.