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Program name: Great Storytelling in Words and Pictures
Program category: Literature- Creative Writing
Performing Arts- Literary Artists
Visual Arts- Cartooning
Program length: Three one-hour programs/day
Audience level: All ages
Audience size: No limit!
Program description: Beginning: How to draw great characters, brainstorm, and create a ‘voice’ for characters. Middle: Establish plot, setting, and conflict. End: Edit and re-write the story and create a resolution! Assemblies: Katie teaches story construction, sequencing, how ideas transform from thought to published book. Audience learns to do drawings of emotions, Katie shares her own mistakes, and teaches skills students can use when creating their own stories. Highly interactive program - audience helps write a story; volunteers make different emotional expressions. Katie draws their faces on the characters and together they create a new narrative with emphasis on beginning, middle and end. Workshops: brainstorming, plotting, descriptive narrative, and character development. Illustration: Katie teaches HOW TO SEE so you’re able to illustrate any story you write. Dear Katie, I'm usually 'ho-hum' when it comes to author visits. You were one to change my mind! You were...the best ever writing session, and I truly mean it! Jayne Pitt, teacher
Space/special requirements:
Travel restrictions: None
Program fee: $1001- $3000
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Three hours of presentation time (in any configuration; adjusted fees available for one-four programs) is $1,900 all inclusive (three day minimum preferred for visits requiring air travel). Fee covers honorarium, mileage, hotel, food, car rental, and airfare - in other words everything! Visits under an hour drive from my house get a big discount. Email for details.
Other notes: "Katie Davis! Best ever author/illustrator to present at our school. Ever! Erin Brinton, Julian Curtis PTA, Greenwich CT
Regions this program
can be performed in:
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Long Island
Program last updated: 03/10/2010
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Katie Davis
Phone: 914-588-2992
Mailing address: 26 Burbank Avenue
Bedford Hills, NY 10507
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: Post Road School, White Plains, NY, John Paulding School, Barnard Brown School, Hartford, Ct, Julian Curtis Elementary School, Greenwich, Ct., George Washington Elementary School, White Plains, NY
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016


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