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Adult Workshops

My audience goes beyond children. I'd love to talk to your adult group including teachers and writers seeking professional development! Please contact me regarding prices for these topics.

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Writers' Workshops

This list continues to grow and change. Programs are designed to be interactive and often hands-on. Please contact me for details. 

Skip the Pitch (Work-for-Hire Writing Assignments)
Digging Deep into Nonfiction for Children
Successful School and Library Visits
The Working Writer
Writing Science and Nature in Ways Kids Love
Beyond Book Signings

Teachers' Professional Development Workshops

Educators' Write Way: A Nonfiction Writing Workshop

Annette shares strategies and hands-on activities to effectively teach the nonfiction writing process to students with an emphasis on student research. Participants will evaluate multiple resources, use mind mapping, and explore how "voice" changes a writing sample. 

Teachers Write!: Work-for-Hire Assignments

Teachers make fantastic children's writers. If you're curious and enjoy researching and writing about new topics, consider writing for the educational market. Learn how to get assignments from editors to write books and other resources for students like yours! If you're interested and want to know more now, check out this blog post about writing for the educational market.

Other Adult Programs

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Beyond the Prairie Girl

Annette engages the audience in the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder as she discusses how the pioneer girl we read about in the Little House books became an author and  about the adult life of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Learn to Read, Love to Read

(For parents of mixed ages, preschool, or school-age)

We want our children to read for fun and not just for school. Learn how to choose books to interest your child, as well as practical and creative ideas to foster the fun of reading with your children. Help your child read for the joy of reading.  

Cut the Clutter

What is clutter? When is it a problem? How can I overcome it? Cut the Clutter discusses these questions and more while motivating you to take action. Faith-based groups can request Clutter Crowds Out Jesus in addition to Cut the Clutter.   

Journey of Patience

Patience often looks like waiting, but it's more than that. Annette shares how her impatience gets in the way of relationships and faith. Though changing behavior and attitude are a start, it is the fruit of the Spirit which enables her to sincerely love others. 

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