Peggy Purser Freeman
Phone (214) 675 5752 www.PeggyPurserFreeman.com
Author, Editor, Freelance Writer, Playwright, Speaker, and
First novel - The Coldest Day in Texas, TCU Press
(97) one of three finalists for The League of Austin Writers Teddy Award presented at the Governor’s Mansion by Laura
Bush. This historical novel set in the panhandle of Texas has won awards in The Greater Dallas Writer’s Association, and Oklahoma Writers’
Swept Back to a Texas Future, a historical play published by Hendrick-Long (91)
Numerous articles and stories, including Chicken
Soup for the Bride, Living With Children, Light and Life, and Doll Reader.
Winner of twenty-five-area writing awards.
1999 Southwest Author
of the Year, presented by the Duncanville Public Libraries
Ø 1998 Teddy Book Award presented by Laura Bush, First Lady of Texas
As a freelance writer I sometimes write
for shows like Radio Disney's public affairs show.
Editor – Editor and contributing writer
for Granbury Showcase Magazine a monthly slick magazine for tourism and activities in the Granbury area.
Speaker - Ms. Freeman has had the opportunity
to speak to over thirty thousand children, teachers and writers. Her author
visits focus on: her own work, the writing process, Texas history, responsible behavior
and values, and finding your own family history.
Teacher – Currently teaching “Writing
for Children” at University of Texas
Arlington, Texas A&M
Tarlton’s Langdon Center and Angelo State University.
The Student Writing Workshop www.studentwritingworkshop.com
A proven, extensive workshop designed to help students to conquer the test of writing. Student Writing Workshop will focus on the TAKS writing objects
Focus and Coherence, Organization, Development of Ideas, Author’s Voice
Variety of workshops
designed for grades K-12 Summer workshops for teachers. Ideas developed over
several sessions to encourage continual growth. Cost effective as teachers
team with author. Inspire, encourage and equip student writers.