About Sharon Skinner

Author Sharon SkinnerSharon holds a GPC, a BA in English, an MA in Creative Writing, and a poetic license.

Her work has been published in a number of local, national and international publications. She previously served for eight years as the Executive Editor of Anthology magazine, a small press literary magazine published in Mesa, Arizona. Sharon is an active member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) and serves as the Regional Advisor for SCBWI AZ.

She also co-writes an online steampunk serial with Bob Nelson called The Chronicles of Tavara Tinker.

 

Publishing Credits Include:

In Case You Didn’t hear Me the First Time (2010- Brick Cave Books)
The Healer’s Legacy (2012- Brick Cave Books)
The Nelig Stones (2013- Brick Cave Books)
Mirabella and the Faded Phantom (2014- Brick Cave Books)
The Chronicles of Tavara Tinker (Various- Brick Cave Books)
The Matriarch’s Devise (2015- Brick Cave Books)
Collars and Curses (2017- Brick Cave Books)
Rocket Shoes (2017- Sterling Children’s Books)
Supernal Dawn (2018- Brick Cave Books)
The Exile’s Gift (2019-Brick Cave Books)

In addition to writing, Sharon loves to do author appearances and enjoys teaching others about the writing craft.

Experience:

Sharon Skinner is an experienced presenter with over 17 years of experience in workshop facilitation. She has presented on a variety of writing topics, from grant proposal development to fiction writing. Her personable style, positive attitude and high energy keep participants engaged from start to finish. Sharon’s regular appearances as a speaker at events including:

  • San Diego State University Writers Conference
  • Tucson Festival of Books
  • Tuscon Comicon
  • Phoenix Comicon
  • Emerald City Comicon,

Her experience has provided her invaluable insight into how to effectively present and discuss her books with the public and engage potential readers.

Additionally, Sharon has been a presenting author at the ASU Virginia Piper Center for Creative Writing and served as an Arizona State Library Writer in Residence in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Booking a Signing or Speaking Engagement

To book Sharon for a signing or speaking engagement, please send an email request to bookings@sharonskinner.com. Please include the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Contact Phone/Email
  • Name of the event you’d like to have Sharon appear
  • Location of the event
  • Date of the event
  • Overview of the event

 

Engaging Sharon for Book Coaching

Information on engaging Sharon for book coaching can be found at bookcoachingbysharon.com.