Ashley Valli completed her Bachelor of Arts degree for Professional Writing & Publishing and Creative Writing at Curtin University and continues to take on writing and editing work. She often dabbles in blog writing, reading and social media fiddling.
Perth Is OK! (2021) "A Few of Perth's Best Second Hand Bookstores" (article) View here
Pro Fuel Meals (2020) "How Eating Clean Changes Your Body in Just 7 Days" (blog entry) View here
Kaizen Lab Jiujitsu (2019) "Letting Your Kids Fail & Why It's Important for Their Growth" (blog entry) View here
Kaizen Lab Jiujitsu (2019) "How Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Will Improve Your Job Performance" (blog entry) View here
The Hydra Bottle (2018) "5 Easy Ways To Help You Drink More Water" (blog entry) View here
Allure Creative (2017) "A New Start to Marketing Your Business" (blog entry) View here
Avenoir Magazine (2016) "Dream Versus Mare: Let the Clown Decide" (short story) View here
VOLUNTEER FOR WESTERLY MAGAZINE
Promoted both Westerly's annual subscription drive competition and upcoming issue launch on social media for a period of two months. Also performed editing tasks for Westerly's annual report and online issue, as well as copywriting for both the e-newsletter and social media updates.
WRITER/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT FOR REGIONS OF AFRICA
Acted as personal assistant to the RoA director as well as previously assisted with the creation of posters/brochures for the African Gala Ball of 2017 where I interviewed numerous prominent attendees.
WRITER FOR BEYA MODEL ACADEMY/AGENCY
Promoted Beya Academy events via blog writing in collaboration with Beya director Astrid Tshidibu. My first article on their recent End-of-Semester Fashion Show can be viewed here.
INTERN AT FELLOWSHIP OF AUSTRALIAN WRITERS WA
Managed FAWWA's social media pages as well as worked on the publication of FAWWA's 2017 Storyfire Anthology. Collaborated with a fellow team of interns and volunteers to keep the centre running smoothly and productively. Created FAWWA's Instagram page, which can be viewed here.
ASSISTANT EDITOR/COMPETITION SECRETARY FOR KSP
Assisted the KSP (Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre) director with the production of the monthly newsletter. Also completed the odd task of cataloguing competition entries for further use amongst the centre.
STUDENT EDITOR FOR THE 2017 CURTIN ANTHOLOGY
Worked with fellow writing students to assist with the production of the 2017 Curtin Student Writing Anthology. This involved vast amounts of editing, rounds of emails between writers and colleagues, as well as preparing together, along with the unit coordinator, the overall book design.
INTERN AT MARGARET RIVER PRESS
Fiddled with social media, attended book launches, worked with aesthetics, gave opinions on things, cataloged MRP books on online and offline platforms, reviewed manuscripts. You can view Margaret River Press's Laurie Steed's interview with me here.
BACHELOR OF ARTS:
PROFESSIONAL WRITING AND PUBLISHING & CREATIVE WRITING
University of WA
BACHELOR OF ARTS (HONOURS)
ENGLISH LITERARY STUDIES
Australian Writers' Centre
FREELANCE WRITING STAGE 1