Paul has been conducting writing workshops at schools, libraries and festivals for over twenty years (see testimonials). His Hero’s Journey workshop shows students how to create a world and a plot for a novel.
For grades 4 — 7 he teaches skills in where to find a plot, write and edit. He also gives industry overview talks to adult students at universities and colleges.
He is also the Program Manager for Keeping Books Alive and An Evenin’ With …
Tips for Young Writers Before submitting your work: Before submitting stories to publishers or magazines, ask for their current guidelines (always enclose return postage, usually one International Reply Coupon from the post office). These guidelines will tell you exactly what the publisher is seeking at that time, especially themed magazines that might only want material that fits into their current...Read more
Manuscript Assessment Service I also organise assessments. Email email@example.com with a description of your manuscript (picture book, middle reader or young adult) and the word length and I’ll give you a quote. Assessments usually take a week or so. They will give feedback as to how to improve your manuscript. Thinking of having a literary festival? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org...Read more