© 2023 by Mary Ann Heinsman

Credentials

Credentials

  • Certificate of Electronic Art and Publishing, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Summer 2019;  Skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. Also skilled in Microsoft Office Suite including Publisher, Word and Excel. 

  • Bachelor of Medical Technology, Illinois State University, 1985; Thirty-plus years of Chemistry and Microbiology technical experience. Reliability, attention to detail and customer service are my strengths!

  • Fifteen years of Free-lance and Writing experience with historical creative non-fiction publishing credits in magazines for children and self-published short stories.

  • Member of Missouri Writer's Guild, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Sisters in Crime and the Heartland Writers Guild.

 

Awards

The Revolutionary Tale of Josiah Branch, First Place, Missouri Writers Guild Fall Fiction Contest, Young Adult Category, Fall 2017

Angel FireSecond Place, Missouri Writers Guild Fall Fiction Contest, Young Adult Category, Fall 2017

Legends of the World Art Portfolio, Third Place, Art Portfolio Contest, All Write Now! Conference, July 2017

Pullin' Weeds, First Place, Children's Short Story Contest, All Write Now! Conference, July 2016

The Legend of the Almond Tree, Second Place, Children's Short Story Contest, All Write Now! Conference, July 2016

List of Published works:

An Untitled Poem, published in the Emanuel United Church of Christ newsletter, Jackson, Missouri, March 2019

Reckoning on the Reprisal, A Revolutionary Tale of Josiah Branch; short story, available on Amazon and Kindle, June 2018

Pullin' Weeds, short story, published in Well Versed Anthology, June 2017

Tree, poem, published in Well Versed Anthology, June 2017

Tragedy Onboard the Siddons, flash fiction, published in Well Versed Anthology, June 2017

Lazy Good-For-Nothings and Impounded Cows, blog post, Heartland Writer's Guild Newsletter, April 2017

A Writer's Story, blog post, Heartland Writer's Guild Newsletter, February 2017

Positive African American Plays for Children, 

Book 3, collaboration with Jeffrey Bradley, NetNia.com, 2008

Make a Folk Flute, Fun For Kidz Magazine, January 2016 and May/June 2006

The Game Between Kings, Boys' Quest Magazine, April/May 2006

Grandson with a Mission, Boys' Quest Magazine, Feb/March 2006

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