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Guest Blog: Christine Betts

In the lead-up to Christmas I like to make a concentrated effort to promote my fellow creatives and entrepreneurs. I am honoured to introduce to you my good friend and writing comrade, author and businesswoman Christine Betts. Christine and I met about a year ago at the Gold Coast Writer's Association monthly meeting, and instantly… Continue reading Guest Blog: Christine Betts

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Writing Fact As Fiction: Paid To Dance: Asha’s Story Parts I & II

Creative Non-Fiction: a term introduced to me by my mentor, fellow author Lee Scott. Finally I had a name for what I had been working on all these years! Up until that day I had been calling my first book a 'biographical novel'. https://youtu.be/x0y5PpagDPk The words 'creative' and 'non-fiction' describe the style. These are stories… Continue reading Writing Fact As Fiction: Paid To Dance: Asha’s Story Parts I & II

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From The Outside Looking In: Paul, The Customer

I was twenty-one years old celebrating a friend’s eighteenth birthday in Brisbane when I visited my first gentlemen’s club. I kept coming back because it was just like hanging out at a pub with mates, but with a much nicer view. My regular venue introduced poker nights, but I was going in for weekly drinks… Continue reading From The Outside Looking In: Paul, The Customer

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An Exotic History: The Windmill Theatre

Named after a windmill that had once stood at the same site, The Windmill Theatre first opened in London as a small playhouse, replacing Britain’s first art house cinema, the Palais de Luxe. https://youtu.be/nal7rGoo5us Laura Henderson, the widowed wife of a wealthy merchant, bought the Palais de Luxe in 1930. Mrs. Henderson and her theatre manager, Vivian Van Damm, decided to… Continue reading An Exotic History: The Windmill Theatre

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One Week Until Paid To Dance : Asha’s Story Part One

One week until release day!! Cannot believe how quickly this has crept up! You can still pre-order through Amazon, or directly through me if you want a signed copy (Australia only). The first chapter is also up on my website. I look forward to continuing the Paid To Dance journey with you!

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The Drive Released TODAY

IT'S TODAY!! My short story 'The Drive' as an individual ebook on Kindle! The Drive is the seventh short story in The New Neighbors collection, and one of my personal favourites. Intent on leaving her troubles behind, Tamara sets out to return to her remote home town, but encounters unwelcome company out on the road.… Continue reading The Drive Released TODAY

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Friday Blog Post: Annie/Sasha’s story- Excerpt from Paid To Dance

This Friday on my blog I am sharing an excerpt from the story of 'Annie/Sasha', one of the fourteen exotic dancers I interviewed for my upcoming book Paid To Dance. Paid To Dance will be released WORLDWIDE on Amazon in paperback and Kindle ebook on August 5th, 2016. Click HERE to pre-order your copy now!… Continue reading Friday Blog Post: Annie/Sasha’s story- Excerpt from Paid To Dance