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Alethea Kontis courtesy of Lumos Studio 2012

Alethea Kontis courtesy of Lumos Studio 2012

Would you like Alethea to speak at your school, library, or writing function? There are many ways to make this happen! Feel free to contact her about the following:

Skype Chat
An Hour with Alethea Kontis on Skype
Cost: $100
Isn’t technology wonderful? Through the magic of Skype, you can invite bestselling author princess Alethea Kontis into your classroom/group with the click of a button! Alethea will chat for up to an hour about pretty much anything: her inspirations, how she got started in publishing, writing habits, her favorite color…ask her anything!

Watch an example here: https://youtu.be/2Yv9ujDVqQM

Convention Guest of Honor
Cost: Negotiable. Convention must cover all expenses (plane/gas/luggage/lodging/meals) and provide a table or autograph session opportunity for Alethea to sell/autograph books
Princess Alethea is a consummate, costumed conventioner. She will breathe life and fun into any panel she is on, and leaves joy and glitter everywhere she goes. She enjoys interacting with people of all ages, especially gifted students and fans of science fiction and fantasy.
Newspaper interviews, photo shoots, and all local news media exposure welcome. Alethea can also make copies of her books available for signing–please contact her for details.

Classroom Chat
An Hour with Alethea Kontis in Person
Cost: $300 (plus travel expenses)
Princess Alethea Kontis will come to your classroom or library — she will give a fun powerpoint slideshow, chat, and answer questions for up to an hour. Topics include Alethea In General (cosplaying, her start in publishing, writing since the age of eight, bullying and bad reviews) and how a book gets published (step by step, with a concentration on picture books and graphic novels).  Ideal for groups of less than 100.
Newspaper interviews, photo shoots, and all local news media exposure welcome. Alethea can also make copies of her books available for signing–please contact her for details.

Multiple Classroom Chat
All Day with Alethea Kontis
Available to: Schools
Cost: $1000 (plus travel expenses and lunch)
Princess Alethea Kontis will come to your school and spend the day. Possible activities: –Informal talk for up to an hour to multiple classrooms throughout the school day
–Reading to kindergarten through fourth grade and discussing picture book creation –Presenting powerpoint slideshow (see above)
–Chatting with English classes about creative writing, her inspirations, and how she got started in publishing.
Newspaper interviews, photo shoots, and all local news media exposure welcome. Alethea can also make copies of her books available for signing–please contact her for details.

Keynote Address
(Speech on a Specific Topic)
Cost: $1000
Princess Alethea will give a speech on the topic of your choice for up to 45 minutes. (Speech will be shorter if a Q&A is desired.)
Newspaper interviews, photo shoots, and all local news media exposure welcome. Alethea can also make copies of her books available for signing–please contact her for details.

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Contact Alethea: akontis@gmail.com

More about Alethea, Press Bio, and Photos: http://aletheakontis.com/about/bio/

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“Alethea Kontis is a fascinating author! My middle school girls had a wonderful time discussing fairy tales, the Woodcutter sisters, and advice on surviving middle school. She is engaging, entertaining, and so much fun! I highly recommend her books and a Skype or school visit.”  –LuAnn O’Hair, Middle School Reading and English, Forgan, OK