Schedule An Author Visit
Schedule a visit time and day for Author T.A. Northburg to come to your school, event, or to talk with your organization.
T.A. Northburg brings a variety of topics and activities to schools and the classroom. Here is a sample of the modules he shares with students and organizations.
GOALS: This module shares with the class his experience setting and working towards goals. What is a goal? Goals vs. dreams. How to set goals.
SUCCESS: This module outlines a definition of success. What does success mean to you? What does it look like? In the end, each student will write down his or her own definition of success.
WRITING: This module shares the importance of style and grammar. Mr. Northburg will also discuss Setting, Plot, Characterization, Conflict, Theme. Classroom exercises are available, if time permitted.
PUBLISHING: Does a book just appear on the shelf in the bookstore? No. This module explains there is a lot of hard work and a process to getting a book published. What are the steps involved? Research, Writing, Editing, Synopsis, Letters, Querying Agents, More Editing, Publisher, Distribution, Marketing.
READING: In this module T.A. Northburg will read sample chapters of his novel and discuss how he created the story.
Q&A: Question and answer time with the students. T.A. Northburg will answer questions about writing that the students pose.
BOOK SIGNING: T.A. Northburg will sign books and talk with guests. Discounts are offered for purchases of 25 or more books purchased through the author site.
Full day = $500 plus travel fee*
Half day (Colorado schools only) = $300 plus travel fee*
EVENTS AND CONFERENCES:
Speaking fee = $100 per hour, plus travel fee*
*The travel fee is $50 for every thirty minutes of travel beyond the first thirty miles from Fort Collins (i.e.: the travel fee to a location that's two hours from Fort Collins would be $150 dollars).
Discounts on travel given if multiple visits scheduled in one area.
If out of state, please schedule a minimum of two full days.