STORY THEMES WORKSHOP
What grabs your attention? What hooks you in to read one story over another? I will discuss what a story hook is, its relation to themes, find them in stories you've read, compare them, and write our own.
GOODNIGHT GANESHA: BEDTIME AROUND THE WORLD
We will take a look at the universality of bedtime routines and healthy sleep habits.
I will host a game of picture book or graphic novel 'JEOPARDY'. I will test your knowledge on the elements of children's books from authors, genres, to the awards given to books.
MAKING A PICTURE BOOK OR GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP
I will bring to life the process of making a picture book or graphic novel. From idea to publication. I will provide a sample manuscript for you to illustrate, and to be read as a completed book at the end of the session.
WRITING JOURNEY WORKSHOP
Twitter pitching was one of my entries into the world of publishing. I'll share tips on writing, revising, rejection, what Twitter pitching is, lessons learned, and how to apply the concept to your writing.
USING MENTOR TEXTS WORKSHOP
I'll explain what mentor texts are and share tips on resources for finding them, breaking them down, and applying what you've learned to your writing.
I will work with you on customizing a presentation or workshop based on your need. I am able to add an arts and crafts element depending on the age group. I am also available to discuss my writing journey, writing process, and more.
*Presentations run 30 to 45 minutes depending on your need with time for Q & A.
I am currently only booking VIRTUAL VISITS.
Please use the contact form to request availability and rates for your school, library, appearance, or event.
VIRTUAL AUTHOR VISIT
READ ACROSS AMERICA WEEK 2021
"On behalf of the Franklin School community, I wish to personally thank you for taking the time to virtually visit with us. The staff and students were thrilled to have you join them. My goal in planning this Celebrity Read Week was to create an experience that would spark joy for our students who have been learning from home for the past year. You helped ignite that passion again!
We hope that you enjoyed your time with us and that you will visit us again in the future.
Thank you for being our CELEBRITY READER."
- Tracy Blazquez, Proud Literacy Coach, Franklin School
WRAD VIRTUAL VISIT
READING WEEK VISIT
Yavneh Day School
"Thank you Nadia Salomon,
Chelsea Lin Wallace, for helping us brainstorm ideas with us. and for letting us ask question and i love the story that both of you helped us with and i like your video Nadia Salomon."
- Sara, Yavneh Day School, Gr. 3 Student
"Students had the opportunity to hear authors share their own process of developing and drafting ideas, pre-writing, editing, and the stamina that it takes to work through this multiple times to the rewarding end stages of book publication."
- Julie Bergen, Mohr Elementary Principal
"It was wonderful to have you as a guest in our class yesterday! The students loved learning from you and hearing your story. After lunch, we read My Pet Phoenix.
The class loved the book!
They said they would want it when it's published! We believe in you! Thank you again for taking the time to come to our class. It was a joy to learn from you and be inspired. "
- Mrs. Burden, Teacher
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