Published Writing Credits and Professional Presentations


Published Credits and Professional Presentations

Member of the National Library of Australia’s Children’s Book Advisory Panel, 2015, 2016, 2017.

2017 presenter of the webinar, Escape to Everywhere – Ideas and Activities for Book Week and beyond, organised by the Australian School Library Association.

Article, 7 Educational Photography Projects for Kids, at ABC Splash, 2017.

Panelist in the webinar, Children’s Book Week 2016 – Australia: Story Country, 2016.

Panelist in the webinar, For the Love of Literature, organised by the Australian School Library Association, 2014.

Article, Book Connections, in Primarily English, a publication of the Victorian Association for the Teaching of English Inc. 2014.

Created TeacherResources for Random House Australia on the Nanny Piggins books, 2014.

Creator of and presenter, three Professional Development sessions to Teacher Librarians from Newcastle-Maitland Diocese: Curating with the Curators, Writing with Kids, Children’s Book Week, 2014.

Creator of and presenter, iPad for Beginners – University of the Third Age, 2014.

Creator of, and writer at The Book Chook blog, 2009-2016

Contributor by invitation to the Scholastic Parents Toolkit, 2013-2015

Article in Connections, a newsletter for school library staff, Make Presentations Pop with ThingLink, 2013

A regular column, Writing Tips from The Book Chook, in Australian children’s print magazine, Alphabet Soup, published four times a year (Ongoing from Issue 4 – Issue 18.)

Billy, children’s play, Alphabet Soup, 2012

How Do Kids Write a Book Review, non-fiction article, Pearson Education, Sao Paolo Brazil, 2012

Mail Ahoy, children’s story, Alphabet Soup, 2012

Beware of Black Bart, children’s story, Alphabet Soup, 2011

Monster Maddie, Susan’s first published children’s picture book, (2010) Guardian Angel Publishing, USA

Double Trouble, children’s story, Rainbow Rumpus 2010

Spelling Lesson, The Ultimate Teacher print anthology, (May ’09) Health Communications Inc.

Pet Problems, children’s story, Rainbow Rumpus (August ’08)

Zen and the Art of Butterfly Maintenance, (Australian Traveller Aug/Sept ’07)

10 Strategies for Happy, Healthy Overseas Travel with Kids, (Gifted Travel 2007)

Short Stories, A Christmas Prayer and A Brush with Magic, published Swimming Kangaroo Press, Dec ’06 and Jan ’07

Seeking Sanctuary, (Australian Traveller Feb/Mar ’06)

Teaching English Overseas, (published print edition Transitions Abroad Jan/Feb ’06)

The Driving Lesson, (The Imperfect Parent, June ’06)

Moon Hill Reflections, (The Traveler, March ’05)

Christmas in China, (Traveler Dec ’05)