Heather Beck
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Heather Beck

Heather Beck is a Canadian Author and Screenwriter who began writing professionally at the age of sixteen. Her first book was published when she was only nineteen years old. Since then she has written eleven well-reviewed books which have sold in six continents. Heather received an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree from university where she specialized in English and studied an array of disciplines. Currently, she is working on two young adult novels and has three middle grade anthologies slated for publication. As a screenwriter, Heather has multiple television shows and movies in development. Her short films include: Young Eyes, The Rarity, Too Sensible For Love, and Circular. Besides writing, Heather's greatest passion is the outdoors. She is an award-winning fisherwoman and a regular hiker. Her hobbies include swimming, playing badminton and volunteering with non-profit organizations. Please visit her website at: http://heatherashbeck.wix.com/writer Awards Supernatural nominated for Best Elementary/Middle-Grade Speculative Fiction, The Cybils, 2013 The Rarity winner of Best Supernatural Short Film, Gold Coast Film Industry Event, 2012 The Rarity winner of Best Short Film, The Australian Screen Industry Network Awards, 2012 The Rarity nominated for Best Screenplay, The Australian Screen Industry Network Awards, 2012 Whispers In The Shadows finalist for Best Anthology, Preditors & Editors Readers' Poll, 2012 Creatures Of The Night finalist for Best Children's Book, Preditors & Editors Readers' Poll, 2012 Creatures Of The Night nominated for Best Fantasy/Science Fiction Book, The Cybils, 2012 Haunted finalist for Best Children's Book, Preditors & Editors Readers' Poll, 2010 Young Eyes silver finalist for Best Short Film, The Creative Spirit Awards, 2010 Vocations nominated for Best Fiction, Shelfie Awards, 2009 Vocations nominated for Best Young Adult Book, Preditors & Editors Readers' Poll, 2009 What Legends Are Made Of nominated for Book of the Week, The Long and The Short Of It, 2009 "Strawberry Hill" third place finalist for Best Novella, Golden Rose Awards, 2008 "Strawberry Hill" nominated for Best Short Story, Preditors & Editors Readers' Poll, 2008 What Legends Are Made Of nominated for Sunburst Award for Literature of the Fantastic written by a Canadian author, 2007 What Legends Are Made Of nominated for Best Anthology, Preditors & Editors Readers' Poll, 2007 "The False Reality" winner of The Fledgling Press Can You Write? Contest, October 2004 "The Gap" winner of The Fledgling Press Can You Write? Contest, July 2004

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