WRITE WAY HOME: WRITING MY WAY BACK TO A MEANINGFUL LIFE

'What a great book and what an achievement. Write Way Home is funny and at times heartbreaking but always optimistic. Above all, it's inspirational.'  Bob Selden, Bestselling Author

Following a suicide attempt which left her in intensive care, author Hedley Derenzie decided that rather than escape life, she would write her way through it. Over the course of thirty-one days, Hedley embarked on what she describes as a ‘creative pilgrimage’, where instead of walking, she would write her way back to the person she knew she was and wanted to be.

What begins as a simple yet challenging exercise quickly turns into an unexpected adventure and exploration into herself and the creative process. Along the way, Hedley meets a number of fascinating characters, does battle with inner demons and dragons and experiences a series of synchronistic and mystical events, each offering secrets and insights intowhat it means to live a truly fulfilling life.

Write Way Home is a personal and inspirational story about overcoming what is often our greatest obstacle: ourselves. Hedley’s story shows us that by reconnecting with our creative urgings we can overcome darkness and rediscover a sense of meaning, fulfilment and even joy, all ingredients of a rich, purposeful and long-lasting life.                                                            

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FINDING PARIS

'A thoroughly honest, heartbreaking and uplifting love story.' Jacinta Tynan, Journalist and Bestselling Author

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When you've looked for love in all the wrong places...

Reeling from another romantic failure, Hedley Derenzie, booked a trip to Paris, la Citè d'Amour, in the hope of finding true love. Or at the very least a gorgeous Frenchman with whom she could have a wild summer fling and wash away the all-too-familiar heartbreak. 

Instead, Hedley found herself on the other side of the world with no luggage, a string of failed relationships behind her and the shocking realisation that they all had one thing in common - her.

Join Hedley on her personal and often hilarious quest to unravel the truth about sex and love - in the one place you should never go following a breakup.

 

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CREATIVE KEYNOTE: 7 Keys to Public Speaking Artistry for Creative Professionals

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Great art speaks for itself. Unfortunately not every great artist speaks in public as well as their art. Whether you've published a book, you're about to launch an art exhibition, you've just won an industry award or you're seeking funding for your latest business venture, there comes a time when every artist must address their audience, not as the artist but as a professional public speaker. 

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