This presentation runs for approximately 40 minutes and has been designed to introduce participants to Michelle Worthington and her books, what it’s like to be an author and screenwriter, how she comes up with her ideas, her biggest acheivements and goals and even what her boys think about getting picked up from school when their mum is dressed up as a fairy!
Creative Business Basics
International award-winning author and businesswoman Michelle Worthington shares her journey to starting her own successful creative business as a female Australian entrepreneur and founder of a startup. Topics covered include idea generation, marketing and promotion, time management and resilience techniques for working mothers.
The Importance of Bedtime Stories
An energetic and dynamic storyteller. Michelle Worthington is an award-winning children’s author and international guest speaker on the importance of reading and the power of storytelling. As the mother of three boys, Michelle understands how hard it is in today’s busy world to find time to share stories with our children. She highlights the scientific, educational and emotional benefits from lived experience
Share Your Story
Do you have a story in your heart, your head or your computer that you want to share but don’t know where to start? Writing stories for children can seem like a very simple task, but there is a skill involved in bringing memorable characters and their worlds to life. Anyone can write a picture book, but not everyone can write a picture book that becomes a child’s favourite bedtime story. The best children’s picture books fire up their imaginations, evoke emotion and stay within their memories forever. This 40 minute presentation was created to provide aspiring authors of all ages the knowledge, skills and resources they need to become a published, as well as the motivation and inspiration.