A: Click on the 'Add to Cart' button on any of the various pages on this website. Click
on the 'Proceed to checkout' link when you are ready to check out.
Q: Can I buy more than one book?
A: Yes. Once you've added the book to the shopping cart, you can change the quantity to
the number of books you wish to order.
Q: I see you use PayPal. I don't have a PayPal account. Can I still purchase items?
A: Yes. When you checkout, look for the text that says "Don't have a PayPal account"
and click on the 'Continue' button. (Look for the little pictures of the
various kinds of credit cards.) Here's what it looks like:
Q: Do you provide discounts to teachers, schools, and school districts?
A: Per Se Press is committed to helping teachers and schools support students' passion
for writing, and improve students' writing skills. More information is available
Q: Will the authors visit and present at my school, library, bookstore, etc.?
A: Yes. Please contact us and provide your
contact information (email addresses and phone numbers) as well as the name and location
of your school, library, or bookstore. We'll get back to you within 24 hours.
Q: Will the book lay flat so it is easy for young writers to use?
A: Yes. The book has a special 'lay-flat' binding for exactly this reason.
Q: There is a small gap along the spine, between the glue and the cover. Is this normal?
A: Yes. This is the special binding on the book which allows the book to lay flat.
Q: The authors aren't teachers. How do I know the book is educational?
A: The authors have helped hundreds of students with their writing. Many of
the resources in the book were recommended by experienced elementary school teachers.
As well, several highly experienced teachers and principals have served as advisors
for the book.
A: StoryDecks are custom decks of cards, each with 104 cards, which provide the basis of
the Young Writers’ Story Deck Writing Program. Cards are drawn to select the gender,
age, name, job, physical characteristics, and personality traits of the story's hero
and confidant; problems, locations, and props for three problem scenes; and a goal.
Writers follow these guideposts, but provide the all-important details which make each
Q: Can I buy the StoryDecks?
A: Not yet. You can click on the "Tell me when it's ready" links on
the StoryDecks page and register your email address.
We'll notify you when the decks are available for purchase.
How much will the StoryDecks cost?
We're actually not sure yet, but probably somewhere between $5 and $10.