Writing

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Paul Signorelli has extensive writing experience, in a variety of genres, for numerous publications, nonprofit organizations (including numerous grant applications), and a major urban library system (the San Francisco Public Library). Among his published works are:

*Workplace Learning & Leadership, a staff training guide co-written with Lori Reed for ALA Editions to highlight examples of trainers as successful leaders within their organizations (April 2011)

Also:

*Contributor to 101 More Ways to Make Training Active (Elaine Biech, editor; April 2015)

*Contributor ("Serving Users Where and When They Are: Infinite Learning," a chapter on fostering lifelong learning through libraries) to Information Services Today: An Introduction (Sandra Hirsh, editor; March 2015)

*Contributor to The Book of Road-Tested Activities (Elaine Biech, editor; May 2011)

                                     

Participated in activities showcase with Elaine Biech and colleagues at the ASTD International Conference & Exposition in Orlando in May 2011

*Hundreds of news articles and feature stories for newspapers and magazines including, but not limited to, e-Learning Guild's Learning Solutions Magazine, American Libraries, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Teaching Theatre, American String Teacher, The Monterey Peninsula Herald Weekend, The Lodi News-Sentinel, The Tracy Press, and Monterey Life

*Book reviews for The San Francisco Bay Guardian, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The San Francisco Review of Books; program notes for San Francisco Conservatory of Music performances; and interviews with artists and educators

He is an associate member of PEN USA; has attended writing workshops including the Squaw Valley Community of Writers’ Conference (2001), Margo Perin’s two-week writing workshop in Vagliagli, Italy (1999), novelist Molly Giles’ one-day writing workshop in Marin (1996), and novelist Anne Lamott’s weekly writing workshops in Marin (1995); and currently writes freelance articles for a variety of print and online publications and websites.

Workshops

Paul is available to facilitate workshops on the following topics:

--Blogging to Reach Your Audience

--Creativity and Narrative Flow in Nonfiction Writing

--Digital Journalism: Using Online Tools for Interviewing and Writing

--Marketing for Authors: Promoting Your Book and Building Your Brand

--Writing to Your Workplace Audience (letters, marketing and publicity materials, grant applications, reports, blogs)