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Katie Carroll

Award-winning author Katie L. Carroll began writing after her 16-year-old sister unexpectedly passed away. Since then writing has taken her to many wonderful places—both real and imagined.


Find Your Magic: What Inspires Author Katie L. Carroll, Plus a Guided Writing Exercise

Award-winning author Katie L. Carroll shares how she found her magic in writing for teens and kids and the personal stories that inspired her books. This is followed by a guided writing exercise for budding writers to begin developing their own creative stories.

Katie Carroll

45 Minute Program

History and Legends of Captain Kidd, Plus Learn to Talk Like a Pirate

Ahoy mateys! Join award-winning author Katie L. Carroll on her pirate ship to discover the Captain Kidd legends and history that inspired the novel PIRATE ISLAND. Then get a lesson on how to talk like a real pirate. Arrrr!

Katie Carroll

30 Minute Program

Drawing on Imagination with the Author of THE BEDTIME KNIGHT

Award-winning author Katie L. Carroll performs a lively reading of the picture book THE BEDTIME KNIGHT, in which a young mouse and her father turn the scary shadows of the night into fun imaginings. Learn the inspiration behind the book. Then bring paper and writing tools to unlock the power of your own imagination in a guided drawing exercise.

Katie Carroll

30 Minute Program

Award-winning author Katie L. Carroll began writing after her 16-year-old sister, Kylene, unexpectedly passed away. Since then writing has taken her to many wonderful places, both real and imagined. She wrote her YA fantasy ELIXIR BOUND, winner of the 2019 Connecticut Author Project for Best YA, and its sequel ELIXIR SAVED so Kylene could live on in the pages of a book. Katie’s middle grade adventure PIRATE ISLAND was selected by the Milford Public Library as the 2018 One City, One Story middle grade read. She teaches writing and publishing workshops for children and adults and works as a freelance writer. Visit her website at katielcarroll.com.

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Elixir Bound (Elixir Chronicles Book 1)

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Elixir Saved (Elixir Chronicles Book 2)

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Pirate Island

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The Bedtime Knight

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