Sally Moore


Sally Moore
Sally Moore

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Bio: Sally Moore was born in Kingston, Ontario, and currently resides in Whitby. She served as President of WCDR from 2013 to 2015, and served on the board as Workshop Coordinator and Vice President since 2010. Sally has short stories and articles published in The Globe and Mail, Word Weaver, Phoenix Short Story Anthology, The Computer Post and Ottawa Business Magazine. Her writing credits include a poetry prize from the Ontario Poetry Society, a Shortlist and a Longlist in the Montreal International Poetry Prize competition, and award-winning film credits and business writing. A recipient of the Len Cullen Writing Scholarship for 2010/11, Sally is currently working on her historical fiction trilogy, Legend of Three Crowns. Her contemporary novel, Wings of a Fly, is based on her experiences as an executive in the high tech industry. A marketing executive with over 25 years of experience, Sally holds a Diploma with Distinction in Commercial Communications, and an Executive Education Certificate from Schulich School of Business, as well as certificates from Humber School for Writers. She has an extensive background in strategic management in not-for-profit associations, private sector business, and environmental initiatives for industry.

Craft: Writer, Editor, Memoirist, Commercial Writer, Short Fiction Writer, Poet

Genre: Historical fiction/fantasy, Contemporary/Literary

Published Stories, Articles, Essays and Papers:

“The High Way”, short story, Phoenix Short Story Anthology and finalist, 2016
“Summer Apples”, short story, Phoenix Short Story Anthology and finalist, 2016
“Sixpence Across the Palm”, short story, Word Weaver, July 2015
“Write Here, Write Now”, article, Word Weaver, September 2014
“Author, Author! Submit, Submit!”, article, Word Weaver, May 2010
“A Little Piece of Granny”, creative non-fiction, Globe and Mail, March 2010
“Lifecycle Guarantors of Sustainability”, paper, Sustainable Cities IV, Wessex Institute, July 2006
“World Design Contest Making Impact”, article, The Computer Post, April 1992
Book Forwards, ArtShow Series, softcover, published by Corel Corporation, 1991 – 97
“Advertising Your Small Business”, article, Ottawa Business Magazine, March, 1987

Published Poetry: 

“Wedding Service”, Shortlist, Montreal International Poetry Prize and 2013 Global Poetry Anthology, September 2013
“Dear Pat”, Heart So Open, Soul So Wide, Amherst Writers and Artists Press, 2013
“Lucas”, Longlist, Montreal International Poetry Prize and 2011 Global Poetry Anthology, October 2011
“At Vimy Ridge”, published, Veterans Centre Newsletter, Sunnybrook Hospital, March, 2011
“Gasoline”, Winner, Runner Up, The Arborealis Prize for Poetry, Ontario Poetry Society,
published in Arborealis Anthology of Canadian Contemporary Poetry 2010

Writing Distinctions:

Past President, President, Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR), 2013 – 2015
Len Cullen Writing Scholarship, Durham Region, 2011
Board of Directors, VP, Workshop Coordinator, (WCDR), 2010-2013
SLAM Poetry Competition, WCDR, Finalist Judge, 2011 and 2012
Humber School for Writers Certificate, Summer Workshop, Mentor: Nino Ricci, 2005
Humber School for Writers, Correspondence Course, Mentor: Susan Swan, 2004
William Peltier Memorial Scholarship for Literature, Carleton University, founding/funding, 2004
Humber School for Writers Certificate, Summer Workshop, Mentor: Alistair MacLeod, 2003

Award-Winning Film Projects:

Polar Explorer, Associate Producer, Polar Cap Productions, documentary film, 2011 Gemini Humanitarian Award, UN Climate Change Film of the Year, March 2011
A Sustainable Future, Creating the Legacy: The Story of the Earth Rangers, CLARE Productions, Executive Producer, documentary film, winner of the Gold Remi Award, the Houston Television and Film Festival, 2006
A Windigo Tale, script development and editing, feature film by Armand Garnet Ruffo, 2004, winner of Best Picture at the American Indian Film Festival, 2010 (release date)

Film Credits and Distinctions:

Polar Explorer, Associate Producer, Polar Cap Productions, documentary film, UN Climate Change Film of the Year, March 2011
Every Secret Thing, novel adaption, Susanna Kearsely/New Franchise Media, 2011
Jeffrey Archer novel adaptation treatments, New Franchise Media, 2010-11
Throwaway Daughter, treatment, film by Debbie Travis, 2010
Sidibay: Story of a Child Soldier, treatment, documentary by New Franchise Media, 2010
A Sustainable Future, Creating the Legacy: The Story of the Earth Rangers, CLARE Productions, Executive Producer, documentary film, winner of the Gold Remi Award, the Houston Television and Film Festival, 2006
CJOH Development Fund, grant for screenplay adaptation, Legend of the Triple Crown, 2000
A Windigo Tale, script development and editing, feature film by Armand Garnet Ruffo, 2004, winner of Best Picture at the American Indian Film Festival, 2010 (release date)
Board of Directors, Canadian Film Centre, founded by Norman Jewison, 1997-98
SIFT Screen Adaptation Certificate, Summer Institute of Film and Television, instructors: Ken Chubb, Anthony Minghella, Michael Ondaatje, 1998
SDSA, Corporate Member, Set Decorators Society of America, Los Angeles CA, 1994-98
War Brides, production contribution, documentary by Kiss the Bride Productions, 1997
Acting role, extra, CBC mini-series, A Private Capital, 1986

Theatre Distinctions:

Ontario Drama Competition, second place for Best Play, acting role in Da, 1981

Promotional Work:

Inside MasonryWorx magazine, Volume 1 and 2, Editor and contributor, 2010, 2012
MasonryWorx web site, content, articles, 2010 – 2013
MasonryWorx quarterly newsletter, articles, proofreading, publishing, 2010 – 2013
WCDR web site, content, promotional materials, 2010 – 2015
Building a Sustainable Future, educational environmental initiative, web site content, copy for brochures, programmes, flyers, contest rules, press releases, 2003- 2007
Corel Computer Art Nature Series, Canadian Museum of Nature Art Exhibit, poetry and promotional materials, Ottawa, September 1993
Advertising and Promotional copy for newspapers, magazines, radio 1981 – 1998

Memberships: Writers’ Community of Durham Region
Historical Novel Society
Whitby Chamber of Commerce