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Crawford, Joyce

Comments from the author about writing:  I write for elementary/middle school age children. My characters deal with real life situations and they learn lessons along the way. I love to develop characters who experience a difficult situation. I enjoy finding a way for my characters to handle their situation and learn how to deal with life in the process. I have the most energy for writing in the morning and I write on most days. Since this is really my hobby and not my job, I don't put too much stress on myself. I especially enjoy talking to children about the writing process and getting them excited to write.

Book Types: Fiction

Audience Types: Children, Young Adults

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee?  I offer two programs: CHANGE THE OIL, ROTATE THE TIRES for students in grades 2 - 8. I discuss the writing process and the importance of editing. FILL THE PIGGY BANK is for parents. I explain the single most important thing parents can do is to read aloud to their children. I offer ideas on books to select, when to read to their children, and how to make reading a special family activity. I charge mileage for all events and other expenses if applicable such as hotel, food, air fare, etc. Fees for the presentation are negotiable.

Phone: 239-297-9743

E-mail Address:

Author's Web site:

County: Floyd

Books By This Author

  • I Dare You Disaster, Tate Publishing, Mustang, OK, 2012.
  • Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down, Tate Publishing, Mustang, OK, 2011.
  • Don't Call Me Michael, Tate Publishing, Mustang, OK, 2009.

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