Curriculum Vit-ALI

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Ali’s Writing CV

2017

2016

2015

  • Screening Screen Use: Preparing Students for Healthy Technology Use published in Screen Education magazine [Issue 77, Autumn 2015]
  • Toby Fitzroy & The Quest for the Scales of Time, a middle grade novel, is born and launched into the literary world, receiving  requests for full manuscripts from five Australian publishers and one American agent. Unfortunately, no one claims it.

2014

  • The Hunting of the Muse ranks 6th in the CYA Conference Competition (Middle Grade Category) and generates full MS requests from an Aussie publishing professional and an agent
  • Ali wins a placement with AssistantPress.me as a blogging superhero (aka a Content Press Assistant)
  • Ali completes Set for Life Senior Secondary and Middle School Life Skills curriculum package

2013

  • Summer of the Silk Dragon is shopped to several major US publishers but doesn’t find a home.
  • One Shandy Too Many short-listed and published on Australian Literature Review
  • Foul Play at Winterfest submitted to a well-known mystery series for ghostwriting op
  • 1:1 Learning with iPads: One Middle School’s Experience is published in Adolescent Success journal [Volume 13, Number 2]

2012

  • Scorned won the Gold Coast Writers’ Festival Conference Contest
  • Empty Nest got an honourable mention at the Gold Coast Writers’ Fest
  • A New York literary agency signed Ali for Summer of the Silk Dragon. 

2011

  • Saving Aggie Blue placed second in CYA Conference Contest (YA Category)
  • A Thousand Miles to Meet wasn’t short-listed in the CYA Contest, but it came in fifth place! (YA Category)
  • Alison completes e-Quipped Digital Citizenship & Cybersafety curriculum package

2010

  • Photophobia placed third in CYA Conference (YA category)

Pre-2010

  • Ali’s Writing Apprenticeship

And while all of the above is going on, Ali is blogging up a storm here and on e-Quipped.

Ali is a proud member of:

  • Australian Society of Authors
  • SCBWI (Assistant to the Regional Rep)
  • Write Links
  • Book Links
  • Queensland Writers’ Centre

Ali Supports

  • The Pyjama Foundation – Literacy Mentoring for Kids in Care

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