Anne Warren Smith

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Author Address: Corvallis, Or, also Tucson, AZ (in the winter months)

Middle-grade series, fourth grade protagonist, for readers aged 8-12
Present-day, real life
Family situations, especially loss of mother, single dad as parent
Friend situations
Holidays: Thanksgiving, spring break, summer vacation
Also write adult memoir, personal essay
Teacher's guides available through Albert Whitman website

Question and answer
Workshop format, if possible
How a story develops
How a writer develops characters
How to plot a book or story
How to add sensory details and setting
How to write dialogue

Audiences: Second through fourth grade classrooms, school or public libraries

Available Times: To be determined

No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.

No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 10-15 minutes

In-Depth Visit Length: To be determined

In-Depth Visit Cost: To be determined

Prerequisites: Students should have heard or read one of my books.

Contact Information:

Affiliations: Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, teacher of creative writing, Linn-Benton CC,

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