Terri Farley
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School Visits

For school visits, writers conference workshops, library visits and more, contact: [email protected].

When she's not writing or researching the West's wild horses, Terri Farley enjoys visiting classes from K-12 and talking with colleagues at state, regional, and national conferences of teachers and librarians. Young author festivals are her favorites.

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Terri's workshop topics are wide-ranging and flexible, but here's a sample:

Writing the West

This interactive brainstorming and Power Point presentation jump starts students' imaginations and sensitizes them to the settings, characters and conflicts of the West. This sessions stresses that all students have a story to tell and only they can tell it! This workshop is sometimes presented in tandem with author Suzanne Morgan Williams.

Hooked on Horses

An informal talk filled with stories and audience interaction, this presentation also features "Wild Ones. " This original film shows mustangs in the wild, their capture and adoption. "Wild Ones" includes commentary by Terri Farley, film maker Sunny Minedew, wild horse experts and mustang music by country singer Lacy J. Dalton.

Idea Factory

This creative writing workshop uses left/right brain techniques to supplement the rigors of classroom writing. Small groups and hands-on participation lead to writing confidence with games such as "I See By My Outfit" and "Slug Salad."

  • Teacher inservice sessions are available
  • Student session may be aligned with standards/requirements by special arrangement

Muse on the Run, Finding the 25th Hour to Write

Terri Farley's popular workshop for adults has been given to national writers' conferences from New York to Los Angeles

Warning: this one is hands-on and fast-paced

Getting Your Story Straight

Inspiration and creativity are contagious in this three-hour intensive guaranteed to pump up the writing of novice and veteran authors. There's no time to waste when you're the author of two series of best-selling books and Terri's right-left brain techniques help you to imagine vivid characters, story arcs, and themes as you discover your marketing platform and prove your commitment to your craft.

Reading & Writing from the Inside Out

Fast-paced, hands-on exercises help students mine their memories. With their experiences and feelings fresh in their minds, students naturally become more empathetic and insightful readers and writers.

Book deadlines require authors to schedule travel as far ahead as possible, but some school visits can be "piggybacked" onto booksignings and conference appearances.

For school visits, writers conference workshops, library visits and more, contact: [email protected].