Joel Heffner is a writer and speaker. His articles have appeared in such diverse publications as the New York Times and the American Kennel Club’s magazine. He is the author of the Amphoto Guide to Wedding Photography.

Joel is the creator of The Story Starter where you can find 3,423,651,840 (yes, he counted them) ideas for writing a story. It was named as one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers by Writer’s Digest Magazine for 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2015.

Workshop Presenter:
*** Education Topics include: Email in the Classroom, Ebooks in the Classroom, and Matrix Teaching
*** Photography Topics include: iPhoneography, Pinhole Photography, and The Most Important Photo in American History
*** Writing Topics include: The Story Starter, Ebooks in the Classroom, and Writing Short Stories…by and for kids.
*** Creativity Topic: How can a wooden box make you more creative?

Joel has spoken to numerous organizations, including:
Tech-to-Go Conference
Toastmasters District 83 Conference
Professional Photographers of Greater New York
Brooklyn Reading Association
Staten Island S.C.O.R.E.
Staten Island Economic Development Corporation
Arden Heights Boulevard Jewish Center
Alice Austen House Museum
Historic Richmond Town
Great Kills Garden Club