Lorraine Hawley lives in Gilbert, Arizona, and writes stories about tweens, teens, and fantastical worlds. She is the middle-grade author of CURIOUS WORLD OF DANDY-LION. The story about a remarkable sensitive girl who struggles to make friends in an impossible fifth-grade world filled with fantastical creatures only she can see. Set to release Nov 2, 2021 While Lorraine has attempted to write non-magical stories, her characters have refused to stay reality grounded, leaping off the pages to fly. So she gave up trying to be what she is not, accepting her role of a fantasy writer who hopes to share magic with the world. Lorraine enjoys connecting with others in literature and is enthusiastic about sharing writing tips. Drop by to say hello at www.lorrainehawley.com for upcoming events, releases, and other musings of an untethered mind.
To bring a story to life, it is crucial to incorporate smells, sights, sounds, touch, and taste into your world, be it a fantastic or traditional setting. I offer classes that explore the senses. I also teach classes on the creation of fantastical creatures in a fun and engaging manner.
Parents, teachers, and librarians are my community. Together we bring words to curious young minds. If there is a topic in the craft of writing or fantasy you wish to bring to your students, I am open to customizing an activity. I enjoy sharing stories with children and am passionate about bringing forth education in creative writing. New classes to be posted in the next few weeks.