Author Visits

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One of the perks of being a young adult author is that I get invited to speak at schools and book festivals. My presentations are generally 40-45 minutes long and are geared toward upper elementary, middle, and high school students.

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Because of my background as a classroom teacher, I know how to keep students engaged and enthusiastic throughout my visit. Using PowerPoint slides and other visual aids, I talk about my books, where I got the idea for each one, and what it takes to get published. I also read excerpts from my novels and offer practical writing tips to help students create their own stories.

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To arrange a school visit, contact me at: rayvillareal1952@yahoo.com