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Published Writing / Awards
2017, Two short stories published in the Creative Kids Tales Story Collection, The Niftiest Swifty and Story Lake.
2015, short story, Mission:Forest Floor, placed 5th in Creative Kids Tales competition and published in the Smashwords ebook entitled Deep Within The Forest. Click to download free book as a pdf or kindle version.
2015, picture book manuscript, The Magic Moongarden placed 4th in CYA aspiring unpublished picture book competition.
2019 KitLitVic Meet the Publishers conference, Melbourne.
2019 Scribbles Masterclass with Jen Storer, Jude Rossell and Lucinda Gifford
2019 Scribbles online writing course
2019 Member of Hunter Writer’s Centre critique group (since 2014)
2018 Sue Whiting writing workshop, Hunter Writer’s Centre
2018 Lesley Gibbes ‘Writing Chapter Books for 6-9 year olds,’ AWC
2017 KidLitVic Meet the Publishers conference, Melbourne
2017 Cathy Tasker ‘Children’s writing workshop,’ Hunter Writer’s Centre
2017 Tristan Bancks ‘Connecting with your audience: Writing for Kids & YA, ‘NSW Writer’s Centre
2017 Lisa Shanahan, ‘From Seed to Story,’ NSW Writer’s Centre
2017 Amy Lovat Dialogue workshop, Hunter Writer’s Centre
2017 Volunteer at Newcastle Writer’s Festival
2017 Member of CBCA, Newcastle branch (since 2015)
2016 KidLitVic Meet the Publishers conference, Melbourne.
2015 – 2017 Emerging Author at Creative Kids Tales
2015 Jess Black, ‘Writing for the Children’s Market,’ Hunter Writer’s Centre
2015 CYA conference, Brisbane
2014 Katherine Heyman, ‘The Art & Carpentry of Fiction,’ Newcastle Writer’s Festival
2012 Libby Gleeson, ‘Intensive Picture Book Workshop,’ NSW Writer’s Centre