The introvert in me loves to sit alone and write stories.

The extrovert jumps out and loves to tell stories to crowds of people. 

That's why I enjoy speaking to civic and church groups, school children and anyone else who likes a good tale. 

My topics are varied and can be structured to fit your group's focus.  The themes that reappear in my writing are also the things I love to talk about. A few of my favorites include:


  • How to keep serving your community when it seems everyone in town is so stinking mean and angry. 
  • How to raise creative children who can think for themselves
  • Why eating dinner in front of the TV is the downfall of America — raising children who can have a real conversation
  • Southern charm that does no harm — be ye kind, but don't forget the lipstick
  • Finding a way to shine the light of Christ into a dark and troubled world
  • For young ladies — You are worth more than your job, husband, appearance or house - finding your identity in Christ
  • Student workshop — Why everyone should write well, even if you think you'll be the boss someday and have someone else do the writing for you. 

Send me a note at: la(at)leslieannetarabella(dot)com to get the ball rolling.