Portfolio of Work by C.J. Appleby​

Work Experience

Level 3 SEN (ASD) TA

Working with children across the autistic spectrum disorder within a secondary school for key stage 3.

Academic Mentor

Managing and teaching the Fresh Start Phonics programme at Hathershaw College in Oldham for year 7's.

Level 3 TA

Working with year 5 pupils over lockdown with educational support and remote learning.

Play Ranger

Supervising large groups of children ranging between 3 months and 17 years in play sessions.

Voluntary TA

Glastonbury Thorn School work experience supporting the early years students during explorative lessons.

Chronicles of Paradīsus

C.J. Appleby is currently working on manuscripts for an upcoming fantasy series. Inspired by authors such as Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, Tolkien, George R.R. Martin, J.K. Rowling and Alison Croggon, C.J. Appleby has invented her own world. Paradīsus has four continents: Orbis, Australis, Erientem and Boreas, which habitat different cultures, climates and communities. 

The first of many subseries in the Chronicles of Paradīsus will focus on the contient of Orbis. These first five books Legend of Iron Spine documents the life of ancient heroine Chaelle Skyson and her companion familiar, Ohanko, an Aksalan jaguar. To take part in market research for this release, see our blog post here ‘a call for participants’. 

If you’re interested in commissioning, publishing or purchasing this epic speculative saga please get in touch with the author at cj@applebyink.co.uk

'We Drop Bombs' (Poem) Shadows: New Writing VI anthology, 2017

Mr. Wrong, Ink, Sweat & Tears, 2017

AKA Stiffs, Shadows: New Writing VI anthology, 2017

'I'll be Honest' and 'Snapshots of Women's History' (Poetry Reading) Quad Walk Gallery Exhibition 'Redraw The Line' with Cheltenham Improvisers Orchestra, 2016

'A Night in Church with the Junkies' (Extract) Reflections: New Writing V, 2016

'Escape' Compass: New Writing IV anthology, 2015

Want to see more? Check out the blog or e-mail the writer at cj@applebyink.co.uk​