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Deb is the author of six novels for children, young adults and adults. Her books are taught in the school curriculum and have been optioned for film, and published internationally. She is a highly energetic, enthusiastic teacher of creative writing and loves meeting writers of all ages to motivate and inspire them. She is also…

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Elaine Forrestal

Elaine Forrestal is a writer, reviewer, blogger, mentor and public speaker. She has novels, picture books, short story anthologies, historical fiction and magazine articles, and one poem, published around the world in English, Italian and Slovenian. She is also an experienced judge of writing competitions. Elaine lives in Scarborough, Western Australia, and walks on the…

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Jess Gately is a writer, editor and photographer specialising in science fiction and fantasy literature and author headshots. She loves storytelling in all its formats—written, verbal and visual—and loves helping others tell their stories. She is the Director of Business Development at Underground Writers, the Publishing Coordinator at Night Parrot Press, and the President of…

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Brad Giles

Brad Giles is one of Australia’s most sought-after leadership team coaches. An experienced business speaker, adviser and entrepreneur, Brad works with some of the country’s leading mid-sized firms, helping CEOs and leadership teams to thrive. He is also the author of "Made to Thrive: The Five Roles to Evolve Beyond Your Leadership Comfort Zone".

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View the profile of Donald Gordon

Donald Gordon

Donald has spent his career in international senior leadership and consulting roles. His recently-published book 'From Technocrat to Leader' focuses on the foundational importance to leaders of earning the trust of their people. It is a self-help manual for those new to leadership roles and charts his progress from a very technocratic engineering graduate to…

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Chris Gurney

Chris is a photographer from Perth, Western Australia, whose work revolves around stories of people, places and subcultures. Chris is interested in the entire process of visual storytelling, from conceptualisation through production to publication.

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