#TuesdayThought @barbaraoconnor on #AuthorVisits #kidlit

Award-Winning Author Barbara O’Connor on the Importance of Author Visits What is your favorite thing about school visits? I adore kids. School visits are a great way to get me out into the real world of kids. Why do you think author/illustrator visits are important? I think it’s important for kids to see that authors are just… Read More #TuesdayThought @barbaraoconnor on #AuthorVisits #kidlit

In Case You Missed It – @MLConklin ‏ #AuthorVisits #AmReading #SundayFunday

The Top Ten Questions Kids Ask at Author Visits Guest Posting by Author Melanie Conklin Did you always want to write books? It did not occur to me to write a book until I was 34 years old, but I have always loved to read. Reading was my favorite activity as a kid, followed closely… Read More In Case You Missed It – @MLConklin ‏ #AuthorVisits #AmReading #SundayFunday

#WednesdayWisdom – Planning Successful #AuthorVisits #AdviceForBackToSchool

Helpful Hints for Coordination Event planning is time-consuming and if done well, the events can be amazing.  There are a lot of moving pieces, especially if you are coordinating an author visit to a school. The first step in planning is to reach out to authors and illustrators to find out their availability, programs/offerings and honorarium.… Read More #WednesdayWisdom – Planning Successful #AuthorVisits #AdviceForBackToSchool