How to Develop Resilience Skills & Keep Mentally Strong

WOOHOO! Last Friday I delivered my first Resilience Training Workshop to a corporate business team, part of a Workplace Health and Safety program … What synchronicity!

Manager, Anila Fredricks who had read ME & HER: a Memoir of Madness, invited me to deliver a motivational talk about my RECOVERY from mental illness, to her […]

My Story Published on Queensland Health Website

Queensland Health invited me to be part of a cutting edge mental health media campaign! Last October, during Mental Health week, Queensland Health launched the Change Our Minds initiative addressing stigma and discrimination. Immediately, I thought of the attention grabbing Emily TV ad. ‘I can treat my mental illness … How you treat me because […]

Radio Interview Exposé on ME AND HER: a Memoir of Madness.

Today 4BC Radio Brisbane (111.6 AM) interviewed me LIVE about my gutsy memoir, ME AND HER: a Memoir of Madness. I revealed how parents at my school harassed me, teacher Karen Tyrrell, to breaking point and Beyond. I gulped deep breaths throughout the interview … Could I really be that Brave?

Why the Interview NOW? […]

Please *Support* my PlanBIG Dream to Publish ME AND HER

I’m requesting YOU and members of the PlanBIG community to *support* my pro-active quest to publish ME AND HER :a Memoir of Madness, my gutsy tell-all memoir, encapsulating triumph over adversity … I’m NEVER, ever giving up till I see my book in print! … Supporting PlanBIG only takes 30 seconds of your time!


SQUEE! I’m Finalist in Mental Health Week Writing Comp

SQUEEE! This week I’m celebrating Mental Health Week, the ultimate opportunity to share my story of recovery and hope. I’m pouring all my creative energies into pushing mental health issues to the forefront.

Last Sunday I launched the Life Writing program which Queensland Health contracted me as co-facilitator. I delivered the first two sessions to […]

Launching my Pro-active Quest to get ME AND HER Published

Mwah! Thanks for your unbelievable enthusiasm and support this week, requesting to read ME AND HER. What an incredible response! … Emails, comments and messages flooded in from everywhere.

With my heart hammering in my chest, I’m announcing my kick-ass quest to raise the profile of ME AND HER: a Memoir of Madness. I’m seeking […]

Is Bipolar Disorder a DiVine Ability or a Disability?

Disability magazine, DiVine interviewed me about my fiction writing obsession and my (Dis) Ability … wanting to unveil the truth about the effect of bipolar on my writing.

Graham Clements, writer for DiVine magazine quizzed me with probing questions about my creativity and bipolar disorder.

Down through history, creative minds like Beethoven, Van Gough, Virginia […]

Build your Writer’s Platform

A writer creates a story then sends it off to a Publisher. End of story. Right? … WRONG!

In 2010, it’s essential for a writer to build a Platform, a Brand if you like. More so, if you’re a multi-genre writer like me, with a non-fiction book titled, Me and Her:a Memoir of Madness.

How […]

SANE Invitation

Another week of incredible Emails … … On Wednesday … a TOP Literary Agent emailed me, wanting to read the NEW VERSION of ‘Me and Her: a Memoir of Madness’. SQUEEEE … I can’t believe it! After a day of tweaking and double-checking the manuscript, I’ve finally sent it off to them with many dreams […]