Valerie Lizotte (Chief Development
Writing and creating in general has always been a
passion of mine and I always wanted to make a career of it. Well, I am now
taking the jump and giving it a try! You might wonder what qualify me for this,
beside my love of writing and creating. Well, let’s see.
On the writing side: I
possess a Master’s Degree in French Literature from Université du Québec à
Rimouski; I am fluent in both French and English, I have been working as a
freelance journalist for “Le Franco, the French newspaper in Alberta
Connect an English community newspaper, I also published a few short stories and wrote a play that was produced in a dinner
theatre. I have been in charge of communication for my two last employers (press
releases, employee communication, newsletter, etc).
EXPERIENCE (some of it):
“Prendre un petit coup, c’est
agréable, mais… “, Le Franco, 2002. Front page story.
“Crise du logement à Fort McMurray”,
Le Franco, 2001. Front page story
Le Vieux revolver, Moebius,
Le journal de la princesse folle
& Le remède oublié, written in
collaboration, with the publishers.
Confession d’une meurtrière,
in a process of writing.
Chroniques du siècle dernier,
Le pouvoir de la grande force,
murder and mystery, presented at the Auberge du Mange-Grenouille, Quebec.
Created Computer Based Trainings
from storyboard to evaluation.
Developed guidelines for computer
Developed classroom training.
Developed French daily oral
language programs for grades 4 to 6.
Created a French writing kit for
grades 1 to 6.
Wrote successful grant requests.
Prepared Power Point presentation
for special events
Drafted, corrected and published a
monthly newsletter, both in French and English.