Writing with style, with passion and expertise—these are the ingredients necessary in today’s competitive publishing market. Astrid has clearly demonstrated these qualities and more in a successful professional writing career spanning 20 years. Her works have been given awards, and become best-sellers in traditional bookshops and on-line stores. As a professional editor, writing teacher, and mentor, Astrid has helped to develop the career of many writers, as well as run numerous workshops, and writers’ festivals/conferences. She is an entertaining speaker whose range of topics include writing, the business of writing and getting published, as well as historical subjects (e.g., King Arthur, Richard III and costuming). Astrid has also co-ordinated many professional writing groups including the Kapunda and Light Writers.
Daring to be different!