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Speaker Category: Author
I have an interactive presentation that promotes my current title (in this case THE INVENTORY: IRON FIST).
I focus on why the pupils should be writing stories – and show them what writers actually do: from creating comics to book to films to video games. I pepper this with some fun Hollywood photos of mine – then I move onto the book itself.
I end the show with an interactive quiz where I encourage everybody to scream and shout. The show ends with a Q&A and a signing.
The running time for the show is 1 hour, a little extra for the Q&A and signing. Although focusing on my new Scholastic series, I will be happy to run the TARZAN show if requested!
Preferred age range: 9-13 year olds
Maximum number in any one session: No maximum number yet, although 550 in one school was pushing it!
The presentation works very well with large year groups, assemblies, etc.
No of sessions per day: Maximum of 4 to fit into the school timetable.
Session Length: 60 minutes for the presentation. Up to 30 minutes for a Q&A and signing.
I like to work with local booksellers and encourage them to pre-sell the book beforehand, and offer bookplates at the end of the session for pupils who forgot to bring in any money.
Areas prepared to travel to: I live in the South East, but will travel anywhere, provided expenses and overnight accommodation (when necessary) are met.
Tarzan: The Greystoke Legacy
Tarzan: The Jungle Warrior
Hero.com: Rise of the Heroes
Hero.com: Virus Attack
Hero.com: Crisis Point
Hero.com: Chaos Effect
Villain.net: Council of Evil
Villain.net: Dark Hunter
Villain.net: Power Surge
Villain.net: Collision Course
Warrior Number One Dinocorps (graphic novel)