Author Visits

Speaking Opportunities

I offer 4 different speaking options. Below you will find a description of each topic, the length of each presentation along with details about the target audience and ideal audience size. If you have any questions, please email me (

An onsite visit costs $700 plus travel expenses.* My Ashfall Online Book Talk is free, but does require the participants to have read the book prior to the event.

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Presentation Topics

Ashfall Online Book Talk

Length: 30 to 40 minutes
Audience: Middle School, High School, Adults
Ideal Audience Size: 30 or fewer

What’s It About?
Using Skype (or Google Hangouts), Mike will talk about his first novel and take questions. Participants MUST read Ashfall prior to the Book Talk.

How Is Taekwondo Like Writing?

Length: 45 to 70 minutes
Audience: Middle School, High School, Adults
Ideal Audience Size: 10 to 2100+

What’s It About?
Participants learn how to become better writers, and a little bit about the Yellowstone supervolcano. The importance of determination, resilience and grit in achieving goals is also covered. Includes a taekwondo demonstration!

The Big Boom: What Will Happen to Your City when Yellowstone Erupts?

Length: 40 to 60 minutes
Audience: Geology, Earth Sciences or Environmental Studies classes
Ideal Audience Size: 60 or fewer

What’s It About?
Learn the science behind Mike’s first novel, Ashfall, from the impact of a super volcano explosion to the differences between volcano types.Earth Science concepts including plate tectonics, Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) and volcanic hotspots are covered.

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Writing Funshop
with Mike Mullin

Length: 75 to 120 minutes
Audience: Middle School, High School, Adults
Ideal Audience Size: 10 to 60

What’s It About?
This workshop will teach participants some tips and tricks for crafting their novel. An interactive “funshop” that includes group activities and LOTS of writing, participants should come ready to write, learn and interact. Each participant will leave with a plan for writing their own novel!

Book Me Today!


To schedule your visit, please send me an email with your preferred topic(s), and date(s) along with a phone number and best times you can be reached at.

“I’ve been lucky enough to have three author visits a year for the last few years, and Mike is the best we’ve had so far.” –Lisa Talbert, Media Specialist at Century Junior High.

We look forward to hearing from you!


*Cost can be shared between sponsors/locations. Multiple days in one area may be eligible for a discount.
The following Indiana counties are eligible for a reduced rate:
Hendricks, Marion, Johnson, Hamilton, Morgan, Putnam, Montgomery, and Boone.
Half-day rates (5 hours or less plus travel time) are available. Maximum of 5 presentations per day.