How to bring an author to school without breaking the bank?

Writing Life

Are you a teacher who is looking to offer your class an exciting experience? Do you want to build excitement about books and writing? Or maybe your class is working on a project and you want them to publish it? Are looking for an author who can give you motivation, advice and encouragement? Yes! An author will definitely do that! But, how can you afford one without leaving your PTA broke?

(Read my post 5 Reasons to bring an author to your Classroom for inspiration)

You don’t have to bring in J.K. Rowling. Sure you could ask her if she’d come at no cost. Maybe she would. (If she does, let me know and I’ll contact her myself!) There are other authors though that will be more than willing to come visit.

  • Hit the web! You can find several directories of authors who visit schools by going online. Sites like 

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