Author School Visits: Then & Now

THEN: January 2020

Last January, I had the pleasure of leading a full-day writing workshop for a kindergarten to grade 8 school in Wilcox, Saskatchewan. When the principal first contacted me, I had no idea if or how I would be able to manage that great of an age span to keep the students interested and engaged for an entire school day. BUT, I was intrigued by the opportunity, so I agreed to give it a go.

That bitterly cold Friday in January of 2020 turned out to be one of the most inspirational experiences I've ever had, and I am so glad I agreed to trying something even though I had no idea what I was doing! Children have the most