Adam Glendon Sidwell presents: The Art of Story

See Why Hundreds of Schools Across America Invite Adam to Speak to Their Students

“The best author assembly I’ve seen in years!”
— Kim Roper, Principal, North Point Elementary

Adam Glendon Sidwell presents The Art of Story

From movies to books, Adam shares why writing is king.

Inspire Your Students to Read and Write​

Author Adam Glendon Sidwell is excited to share his interactive and motivating assembly with your school.  The Art of Story draws on Adam’s experiences as an animator for blockbuster Hollywood films (TronPirates of the Caribbean, Thor, etc), teaches Common Core writing principles such as structure, narrative and theme as well as provides real life writing experiences. The presentation reinforces the diverse educational skills required for students to develop their own stories.

Using rich visuals from blockbuster films students know, Adam engages students and teaches them a love for reading and writing!


Using rich visuals from blockbuster films students know, Adam engages students in:

Setting Writing Goals

Drawing from Personal Experience

Adam has motivated thousands of students to put their pens to paper and write their own stories!


Adam teaches Common Core Standards including :

Story Structure

Moral Dilemma & Character Development




Writing for an audience


Adam engages students, inviting them to be part of the show. They come away with answers to their questions like:

Where do you get story ideas from?

How long does it take to animate a movie?

Do you know Thor?

Join Hundreds of Schools Across the USA

Here’s what teachers and principals had to say about Adam’s Art of Story presentation.

Carrie Munroe, Teacher, Standiford Elementary

“Loved the way he incorporated movie clips and book passages into the talk — it really put things into context for the kids. Loved it!”

Janet Thorup, Teacher, Ponderosa Elementary School

“If you ever get a chance to have an author visit, please consider Adam Sidwell. Wow!!!! Adam is so dynamic and relates to all grade levels. His performances are compelling, his energy and excitement for his craft is contagious.”

Kim Roper, Principal, North Point Elementary

“The best author assembly I’ve seen in years!”

This Post Has 27 Comments

  1. edwin

    hey OMG i cant belive i met u guys pleasessssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss add me on facebook pleasesss im your biggest fan tomorrow at savage i will get your aoutograph im going to buy all of the books pleases add me my fcaebook picture is three guys or it will say i wear pink for my grandama

    1. guster

      So awesome to meet you Edwin! I hope you enjoy writing and I hope you enjoy Evertaster! I’m writing a new book in the Evertaster series right now!

  2. michael korock

    I wont that book

    1. guster

      Did you get a chance to get Evertaster yet Michael?

  3. edwin

    is there some how i can get an autographed book or r u going to
    be at the osh store in sisk anagin soon

    1. guster

      Edwin, we’ll be around Modesto signing books again. We’ll update the facebook page with details. Also I’ll be signing Tuesday at Savage School. See you soon!

  4. Andre

    Guys thank you so much for coming to our school/DanSavage/ I have just decided to become a movie maker and I made a YouTube channel 🙂 Thanks for everything you did you really inspired me Thanks Again!

  5. Trinity

    Omg I had the greatest time when u guys came to savage today I liv books so much u guys made my day thanks a lot bigg fan

  6. melani

    :O! Heyyy!!!! You came to my schol 8/21/12 and I got a signed book of Evertaster! 😀 I remember when you guys made Mr. J. eat a cupcake with sardines and sat! LOL XD

    1. guster

      It was so fun Melani! Thanks for letting us come to your school!

  7. Emanuel rivera

    Thanks for coming to Davis high school your presentation was fun :).

  8. Lew Winter

    Thanks again for an incredible experience at Davis High School. You’ve left a lasting impression on so many students. The feedback was extremely positive. You’ve left them wanting more.

  9. Demario Abrams

    You guys really made me want to Start Writing Books

    1. guster

      I hope you do! You can do it. It all starts with reading and then practicing. Come to facebook and show us what you’ve written once you do! We can’t wait!

  10. Lev Grinman

    YOU GUYS ROCK,I cant believe you worked on the AVENGERS and TRON awesome movies!!!!!!!!! ITS so awesome that you got to meet Will SMITH!!!!!!!

    1. guster

      Thanks Lev! You ROCK! Nice to see you at Yogurt Mill today!

  11. Hannah Manuela

    I cant wait to read the book I know im going to love it!

  12. Hannah Manuela

    We just started reading it yesterday and the begining it sounds great I can’t wait to read the end!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. Hannah Manuela

    Thanks for the class book!

  14. Naomi

    My kids can’t quit talking about your assembly today!! Thanks for coming to our school!

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