Member Page: Please follow these instructions carefully.
Take a look at this page as a guide:
(Browse others on the site too)
Here’s what we need to build yours:
One interesting/illuminating photo of yourself plus up to 6 other jpgs of similar size either of recent books or of yourself in action. Label the photos as follows:
yournamewp1.jpg, yournamewp2,jpg etc
We also need the following info in a docx file, and please use the above link as your guideline:
Your Name (Your location)
Writers Union Member – include this immediately after your location ONLY if you are currently a member of TWUC
One line with a highlight or two about yourself/your work
30 or so words about fees.
60 or so words about you, in third person
375 or fewer words about your presentations and workshops, in third person
Information on audience size limits, writing workshops, set-up requirements
List out all of the following categories below that apply:
Middle grade presenters
Presents to adults
Writers’ Union Members
Presents to all ages
Presents in French
VSPC (vulnerable sector police check has been registered with TDSB)
List your tags, being sure to separate them with a comma. Here are some examples of tags (you can use the any of these tags that apply to you too, or use them as a guide to create others of your own). The point is to make you findable:
addiction, adult, AIDS, all grades, Africa, anorexia, Asia, author, award winner (specify awards), books for boys, books with female leads, bulimia, bullying, Canadian, coming-of-age, date rape, death, discrimination, diversity, dyslexic, dystopian, eating disorder, educator, fantasy, fiction, free verse novels, gifted, student writers, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, grade 6, grade 7, grade 8, grade 9, grade 10, grade 11, grade 12, grief and loss, hate mail, historical fiction, illustrator, immigration, international, Islamophobia, JK, LGBT characters and themes, large audience, literacy, middle grade, mystery, non-fiction, orphan, picture books, picture books that rhyme, poetry, poverty, presents in French, presenter, professional development workshops, racism, reluctant readers, secrets, self-editing techniques, sexuality, shame, social issues, Steampunk, suspense, teacher, thriller, travel, truth, Ukrainian, Vietnam, World War I, World War II, writers craft, writing workshops, young adult, YA, your name
Read your page carefully to be sure it’s accurate and error-free before sending it to us.
Last thing – please provide a postal code for our presenters’ map. This helps educators figure distance for travel costs. Most members send a postal code for a nearby business, rather than their personal address.