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, hes 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…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…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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Unlonely Planet

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How to write a book

A couple people have asked me whats 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 youre 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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Good story, very well told. Amusing, relatable, a sweet insight into a kind-of-a-normal girls work and home life. Thanks for a wonderful book Gail.
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Her Name was Violet by Billy Curry
"I normally stick to SFF, but every now and then, I branch out. Her Name Was Violet was a pleasant break from my normal genres. It's a story about love and recovery. There are many stories with a similar premise, but the author cleverly avoided som..." Read more of this review »
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"I could not put this book down! I was laughing, crying and thoroughly enjoying Her Name was Violet - I already cant wait to read it again!

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My name is Billy Curry. I joined GR last year. I love the app. My reading goal for this year is to read 12 books. I like contemporary
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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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