Schedule A Visit

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Schedule author Tim Northburg to visit your school, book fair, organization or event.

Visit Modules

Tim Northburg brings a variety of topics and activities to schools and the classroom. Here is a sample of the modules he shares with students and organizations. If you would oike him to visit your school, book fair, organization, business, or event check out his modules and fill out the contact form with suggested dates and times.

Tim Northburg brings a variety of topics and activities to schools and the classroom. Here is a sample of the modules he shares with students and organizations.

GOALS:  This module shares with the class his experience setting and working towards goals. What is a goal?  Goals vs. dreams.  How to set goals.

SUCCESS:  This module outlines a definition of success. What does success mean to you? What does it look like? In the end, each student will write down his or her own definition of success.

WRITING:  This module shares the importance of style and grammar.  Mr. Northburg will also discuss Setting, Plot, Characterization, Conflict, Theme. Classroom exercises are available, if time permitted.

PUBLISHING:  Does a book just appear on the shelf in the bookstore?  No.  This module explains there is a lot of hard work and a process to getting a book published. What are the steps involved?  Research, Writing, Editing, Synopsis, Letters, Querying Agents, More Editing, Publisher, Distribution, Marketing.

READING:  In this module Tim Northburg will read sample chapters of his novel and discuss how he created the story.

Q&A:  Question and answer time with the students.  Tim Northburg will answer questions about writing that the students pose.

BOOK SIGNING:  Tim Northburg will sign books and talk with guests.

Visit Rates

SCHOOL VISITS:

Full day = $500 plus travel fee*

Half day (Colorado schools only) = $300 plus travel fee*

EVENTS AND CONFERENCES:

Speaking fee = Full day, plus $100 per hour speaking, plus travel fee*

TRAVEL FEE:

*The travel fee is $50 for every thirty minutes of travel beyond the first thirty miles from Fort Collins (i.e.: the travel fee to a location that’s two hours from Fort Collins would be $150 dollars).

Discounts on travel given if multiple visits scheduled in one area.

If out of state, please schedule a minimum of two full days.