Kids Write to Know

  Organizes and plans personalized theme-based workshops and artistic projects that: 

Motivate students to become critical thinkers about a variety of topics

Inspire communities to discover the power of print (research, script writing, poetry and publishing) 

as everyone learns to better communicate, connect with others and live healthier lives.

Leave a legacy of positivity for future generations!

About Director and Founder

Award Winning Author, Marie Elena Cortes is the Director and Founder of Kids Write to Know ..the power of thinking on paper...and on any thing your mind can imagine! Marie started the writing club in 2005 to help students improve their communication skills and focus on improving the quality of their lives. Today, Kids Write to Know gets invited to schools and events all over the nation. Experience it yourself and invite Marie Elena to your campus, library, church, festival or conference! She will motivate everyone to think, better communicate and inspire their community. 

If your business would like to sponsor a writing exhibit and/or workshop at one of your local schools just email Marie at: marie.elena.cortes@gmail.com


You will get a tax-credit for your donation!

Marie Elena Cortes can go read her books at your campus and inspire your kids with her stories
For only $1 per student (must book the entire campus)
Reserve your date TODAY!

EMail: marie.elena.cortes@gmail.com


with Marie Elena Cortes & Mark Sedgwick

...brighten someone's day with your spark!


at 5:00 pm

Facebook live

Visit my FB page live every Thursday at 5:00 pm from the comfort of your desired space and watch the live recordings my son and I will be sharing to help us SHINE brighter. Enjoy art projects, healthy tips, fashion, fitness, children's literature, parenting tips, community events and so much more. Let's shine brighter  than yesterday! Together we can be a light in this world and leave a legacy that will inspire future generations.


"Let's nurture our country with great thoughts and fair laws. For we will never get higher than what we think and write!"-Marie Elena Cortés

Writing Workshops 
...with a purpose!

 What Authors Do


Invite Marie Elena to share her story as an author, teacher, parent, and community leader. She will inspire your students to look at writing in a positive way. For author visits and presentations please email kidswritetoknow@yahoo.com 


Discover the power of thinking on paper!

Celebrate Writing

every December 13th


Write a poem, a story, a joke or words of wisdom. All you have to do is put your thoughts on whatever your mind can imagine...paper, canvas, concrete, wood, plastic or metal and decorate it!


Complete your creations and scan your work or take a photo and email it to:  kidswritetoknow@yahoo.com by December 9th.

Schools who submit the most writing pieces will receive a complimentary author visit before the holidays! 

To schedule a workshop, interview or presentation at your school, church, library, conference or literacy night...book your date today. Text or call (832) 388-8218 

Where has Marie Elena presented?





Adoption Centers


Day Camps

Educational Conferences

Grocery Stores

Art Galleries

Convention Centers

In what cities?

Los Angeles, CA

Vista, CA

Anaheim, CA

Long Beach, CA

San Bernardino, CA

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

Chicago, IL

New York, NY

New Orleans, LA

Austin, TX

El Paso, TX

Galveston, TX

Mission, TX

Friendswood, TX

Pasadena, TX

Pearland, TX

Katy, TX

Mission, TX

Humble, TX

Sugarland, TX

San Antonio, TX

Montgomery, TX

Houston, TX

Dallas, TX

Webster, TX

Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mx

Caguas, Puerto Rico

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Love Letters to Our Communities


"I started the this "Homework Assignment" for ALL of my fellow citizens in the USA. 💕💕❤️❤️💕💕

This is an opportunity for all of us to UNITE and discover the power of WRITING WITH 💕LOVE 💕...not with hate, racism, criticism, nor any negativity. Only one expectation to get an A+ and make a difference in our country:
ALL writing needs to be POSITIVE and INSPIRE LOVE. 💜 and COMPASSION.

Write a note, poem, song, or a story...add art to make a bigger impact!


  I will also be creating  murals with many artists who will join me along the way to create murals of LOVE & POSITIVITY!!! Sprinkle true LOVE and change the world with your spark. Let's SHINE brighter than yesterday."-Marie Elena Cortes

Go to: https://www.facebook.com/Love-letters-to-TRUMP-900679376733498/?fref=ts

Discover the power of thinking on paper!



Note: One teacher or aide, per class, must stay during the entire book reading or writing workshop to supervise students.



















 Marie Elena will help your classroom plan and organize an unforgetable writing project. Students will not forget her words of advise and writing tips!


Check out one of her book readings at a Clear Lake private school...