Celebrate Writing and Reading!
Here’s Jan Peck presenting a program.
“My goal is to put on the most entertaining, inspiring, motivating program you’ve ever had!”
My presentation may include:
A GIANT 6’6” CARROT and a dramatic play of The Giant Carrot
(four state award nominees and starred review in School Library Journal )
starring your kids as the actors.
You’ll go ridin’ out West with Way Out West on My Little Pony and take a dive Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea
or go on a Pirate Treasure Hunt, me maties!
I can tailor my program to what you want and need and the books that you wish to feature.
Inspiration for writing and reading.. Encouragement, inspiration and help with creative writing for kids and Adults!
I use lots of humor and comedy to hook students on reading and writing.
Special surprises and FREE gifts for all students and teachers!
For ages PreK-6th; large and small groups.
Teacher, Educator, Librarian In-Service
Finding Treasure in Picture Books!:
I will show how to use simple, inexpensive props to make books come alive and hook young readers.
I’ll give a running commentary on “how to” while presenting our humorous skits. Prepare to have fun!
This has been quite popular with Reading Associations, Library Associations, and Educator events.
Tricks, Tactics, and Techniques of A Published Author
“Tricks, Tactics, and Techniques from Published Authors: Thoughts on Traditional vs. E-book Publishing”–Jan Peck and David Davis share secrets to getting published and surviving the trials and tribulations of the writing life.
Jan Peck has over 40 years of experience. I’ve published writing with: About You! Books, Boys’ Life Magazine, Chicken Soup for the Kid’s Soul, Dial Books for Young Readers (Penguin/Putnam), Highlights for Children, Humpty Dumpty magazine, Pelican Publishing Company, Simon & Schuster BFYR, Sterling Publishing Company, Turtle Magazine, e-books, and many other assorted publications.
Real answers to your real questions about the realities of the publishing world! How I was broke-in how I stayed with it through struggles, got published–and you can too! To buy the book with the same information, please see: The Amazon Store.
Past presentations include:
Dallas Cable TV “Kid Talk”
FWISD Instructional Television Department “Storytime”
Dallas Council of the International Reading Association
Texas Council of Teachers of English
Texas Book Festival in Austin
Federation for the Blind, Summer Camp Program
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators conference in Austin
Annual Young Writers’ Workshop, Mesquite
Numerous programs for schools, libraries, and bookstores
International Reading Association
Texas Library Association Convention
Appearances at Southeastern Bookseller’s Association
West Texas Book and Author Festival
Texas State Reading Association conventions and programs
Arkansas Reading Association Conference
Kansas Reading Recovery Conference
Trinity Writers’ Workshop/Tarrant County College Writers’ Conference
Abilene Book Festival
Corpus Christi, Texas Children’s Book Festival
Fees: $150 for an interactive online Zoom program with the author
Please E-mail janpeck-at-gmail-dot-com (to stop robots from reading this info) for more information and booking schedule.