Alison Moore Author
Allison Moore is a British author who has written numerous short stories and novels. Alison writes fiction, which ranges from novels to even a story on a postcard.
Allison was born in Manchester, 1971. She grew up in Loughborough which she credited as having a big influence on her writing. Before she became a book writer, she worked as a PA and also did a lot of admin work for arts and education organizations. In the year 2000, Alison published her first short story which was shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize.
The Lighthouse and Nicholas Royle
Alison’s most popular novel is called “The Lighthouse”. This novel caught the attention of a publisher and editor, Nicholas Royle. Nicholas is an author of seven novels, as well as having other projects. He is also an editor for Salt Publishing and is the head judge of the Manchester Fiction Prize. The Lighthouse was Alison’s’ first ever full-length novel, and it did exceptionally well. “The Lighthouse” was nominated for the 2012 Man Booker Prize which took Alison by excitement and surprise. She described it as a “fizzy feeling” for whenever she thought about the nomination.
Alison Moore BBC Radio 4
Since then, Alison has received a lot of interest from agents and publishers. As well as having a lot of other interesting events and opportunities. These include items such as talking to newspapers and radio stations (even including BBC Radio 4!). Alison has also been given a lot of offers of doing readings and appearing at festivals, as well as appearing in countries outside of the UK (for example, France, and Singapore). Alison has even received mention of a possible film idea.
What Alison Moore Is Up Too Now
She now lives in a village in Leicestershire, Wymeswold, where she continues writing stories. She lives with her husband and son, Dan and Arthur. Alison has also become a member of the Nottingham Writers’ Studio where she pursues her writing to a further level.
Alison Louise Moore – Jewellery Designer
Alison Louise Moore is a jewellery designer that is based on a Scottish Island, Orkney. She was born in October 1974. Alison specializes in creating unique handmade jewellery for her company; Alison Moore Designs Limited.
Alison started out as a student of Geology. She attended The University Of Manchester and got a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environmental & Resource Geology. After her honeymoon, she regained her passion for gemstones. This inspired her to change her current career and become a jewellery designer.
Alison Moore Designs
She first began by making the company Alison Moore LTD. This started on the 18th of October, 2010. Unfortunately, this company was then classed as dissolved. Since then, she started Alison Moore Designs Limited, which started on the 16th of November 2015 and is still running to this day. Herself and Sean William Moore are both directors. Alison is also in charge of her social media accounts, which includes her Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
Alison works with a small team in her studio and specializes in creating handmade pieces of jewellery. Because they’re handmade, they’re all very unique. She is influenced by her surroundings, taking ideas from things such as the environment, unusual gemstones, fashion, moods or memories).
Alison Moore Designs creates a lot of items, specializing in handmade rings. She wants her Orkney jewellery to be timeless, yet contemporary. This is achieved through the unique and sleek designs she creates herself. Her handmade jewellery varies from items such as handmade earrings to unusual rings, most of which are created from Scottish silver or Scottish gold.
Alison’s jewellery is not ordinary, it is also a representation of her home. Her jewellery shows the beauty in Scotland and Orkney, as well as collecting and celebrating nature. This was one of her biggest inspirations for creating jewellery, and it really shows in the pieces she creates. Alison is very proud to be the creator of handmade Scottish jewellery, and this really shows in her work. It’s important to be passionate about your creations as they will turn out a lot better.