Writer’s Resume

Personal Details

Pen Name: Karen Lee Field
Location: Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia
Contact: karenleefield AT gmail DOT com

Publications

  • The King’s Riddle (Land of Miu, #2, 2nd edition) 22 May 2015
  • The Land of Miu (Land of Miu, #1, 3rd edition) 3 May 2015
  • The King’s Riddle (Land of Miu, #2) (novel for children (9-12 year olds)) – Kayelle Press, 25 January 2012
  • The Land of Miu (Land of Miu, #1, 2nd edition) (novel for children (9-12 year olds)) – Kayelle Press, November 2011
  • Boundaries (short story) – Hope Anthology, Kayelle Press, October 2011
  • Amunet’s Gift (short story) – 100 Stories for Queensland Anthology, eMergent Publishing, May 2011
  • Cat’s Eyes (Land of Miu, #1) (novel for children (9-12 year olds)) – Kayelle Press, December 2010
  • Where Strength Lies (short story) – Speculative Realms, July 2008
  • To Assess or Not to Assess, That is the Question (article) – The Scriptorium, June 2003 (read copy)

Upcoming Publications

  • The Lion Gods (Land of Miu, #3) (novel for children (9-12 year olds)) – TBA

Professional Experience and Activities

Scribe’s Anthology Project – An annual project where more writers are given the opportunity to get published. Writers are offered the chance to put a short story through two thorough workshops and receive in-depth critiques from experienced writers. At the end of the process, the stories are put before a panel of judges and the successful stories are sent to publishers as an anthology, 2004 to 2006

AFWD Short Story Competition – two categories (unpublished and published). The members of A Fantasy Writers Dream Writers Group wrote short stories which were judged by successful Australian authors Jennifer Fallon and Fiona McIntosh, 2003

Scribe’s Message Board – A message board for writers from around the world. Most discussions are to do with the craft of writing, in depth crits are also offered in a private forum, February 2003 to 31 August 2009

The Desk of Karen Lee Field (formerly known as Scribe’s Writing Desk) – A website for writers with writing tips and resources, April 2002 to present

Workshops and Courses Attended

  • Certificate in Professional Writing (Short Story Writing) – currently undertaking via correspondence, 2011
  • Diploma of Publishing (Professional Book Editing, Proofreading & Publishing) – 2013
  • Writer’s Toolbox – Springwood, NSW August 2004
  • Creative Writer – 1 year course (via correspondence), 2000

Awards and Memberships

  • Honourable Mention, AFWD Short Story Competition, judged by Fiona McIntosh 2003
  • Member, NSW Writers’ Association 2003 to present