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Billy Curry

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Billy Curry is the author of Unlonely Planet, No Time for Postcards, and Her Name Was Violet. He grew up in Bairnsdale, Australia. Later he moved to Melbourne where he completed high school and a business degree. He has represented his state and country in surf lifesaving and sprint kayaking. Curry has also worked as a corporate marketing manager. Currently, he’s a marketing contractor and spends his weekends surfing and writing near Lennox Head.

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Billy Curry I don't really get writer's block. I run frequently (unless I'm surfing) and during this time I seem to be able to problem solve most writing roadbloc…moreI don't really get writer's block. I run frequently (unless I'm surfing) and during this time I seem to be able to problem solve most writing roadblocks. (less)
Billy Curry I'm working on a contemporary fiction book. It's about a guy who wakes up from a coma in a hospital. He's not sure how he arrived there. I'll post som…moreI'm working on a contemporary fiction book. It's about a guy who wakes up from a coma in a hospital. He's not sure how he arrived there. I'll post some more about this soon. I'm expecting the book to be available in the first half of 2019. To find more visit my website: http://billycurry.com.au/(less)
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Her Name was Violet

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How to write a book

A couple people have asked me what’s involved with putting a book together.

I will break it down into three acts. Act I, the writing. Act II, production. Act III, promotion and celebrating.

Act I – the writing.

Here are the basic steps:

1. If you’re not a naturally gifted writer then I would recommend that you read, On Writing, by Stephen King. He provides many tips and fundamentals about the basics t Read more of this blog post »
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“I didn’t know whether to play my lucky hand. Or do the right thing and not go in. How did I get here again? How did I end up in this spot of bother?”
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