Christiane Joy Allison is a multi-award-winning #author. She is VP of the Mat-Su Valley Chapter of the Alaska Writers Guild, an active member of the Alaska Chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, and an active NaNoWriMo participant.
Christiane's first published children's picture book, #WhyCantUncleComeHome, was released in 2017-2018 and has received 5 Honorable Mentions in the 2018 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards for Best Cover Design, Best Illustration, Family Matters, Picture Books 5 & Younger, and Picture Books 6 & Older. As a story for children struggling with the wrongful conviction of a loved one, this book is the first in a series of books designed to help children struggling with issues related to conviction and incarceration. The second book, Timmy and Kate Go To Visit ( #TKGTV), is planned for release in 2019 in part through support from a Rasmuson Foundation 2018 Individual Artist Project Award grant.
Christiane's first dystopian Sci-Fi novel, #Infinitus, is scheduled for release in ebook and print in 2019. She was honored to receive the AWG's 2018 Lin Halterman Memorial Grant for use in her pursuits moving Infinitus to print. She won NaNoWriMo 2018 by completing the first 50,000 words of Infinitus's sequel, #ChimeraRising.
Christiane also placed in NYC Midnight's 2018 #FlashFictionChallenge.
Challenge 1: #CaseTheJoint, placed 9th in her group.
Challenge 2: #TheDissent, placed 1st in her group.
Challenge 3: #PreciousCargo, received an Honorable Mention.
Christiane maintains a #blog through AllisonPublishing.com and a blog about her family's experience with the Alaska Corrections system at JocelynnsDaddy.blogspot.com. Her books can be purchased directly through AllisonPublishing.com (where more of the revenue goes directly to the author), or through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many other major online retailers. You can get an inside look, and support her work, through Patreon.
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- Alaska, USA
- JoinedNovember 15, 2018