Hedley Derenzie is an Australian writer and the author of five books. Her books include two on public speaking; Write Way Home: Writing My Way Back to a Meaningful Life (2018), a personal guide to unlocking creativity and the beauty of engaging with a daily creative practice; And her romantic/travel memoirs Finding Paris (2013) and Meet Meet Me in Milan (2019).
Hedley has been writing professionally for over 20 years and her work has been featured in a variety of magazines including Nature & Health, The Huffington Post and Thought Catalog, among others. Hedley is also an experienced public speaker with over 10 years as a public speaking coach, helping CEO’s and business executives to become more authentic and confident communicators.
Hedley is currently working on her next book and is based in various cafes around Sydney and Bali. You can find her on Instagram @hedleyderenzie; Twitter @hedleyderenzie; Facebook at Author Hedley Derenzie; or her website www.hedleyderenzie.com
Hedley Derenzie is an Australian writer and the author of five books. Her books including two on public speaking; Write Way Home: Writing My Way Back to a Meaningful Life, a personal guide to unlocking creativity and the beauty of engaging with a daily creative practice. And her romantic/travel memoirs Finding Paris and Meet Meet Me in Milan. She is currently working on her next book and is based in various cafes around Sydney and Bali.
AS A SPEAKER
Hedley is an experienced public speaker with over 10 years of coaching and training CEO’s and business executives to become more effective and authentic communicators, She has delivered workshops to corporate clients across a range of industries and has experience delivering workshops to small and large groups, delivering keynote presentations to large audiences and MCing corporate events. Hedley has a natural and easy style on stage and is comfortable talking to small and large audiences.
Past clients include Gucci, DHL, Fairfax Media, Nine Network, Australian Broadcast Commission, Conscious Capitalism, Sun Microsystems, Sling & Stone PR and many more.
Topics Hedley is qualified to speak on:
Book writing and publishing
Writing memoir and sharing your story with the world
Writing as therapy and healing through developing a daily creative practice
Creativity and living a creative life
Mental health and overcoming our demons
Taking risks and living your dream life
AS AN INTERVIEW GUEST
Hedley has experience with being interviewed on live radio and for recorded podcasts. She has appeared several times on Life Matters for ABC Radio as well as on 2GB Radio. She has also appeared on Seven’s Sunrise and as a guest on podcasts including the popular Go All In.
Hedley is comfortable speaking about the personal matters she writes about in her books. Topics covered included love, relationships, sex, love addiction, break ups, heartbreak, travel, writing, mental illness, 12-steps, recovery, attempted suicide, personal healing, creativity, writing as therapy.
AS A GUEST WRITER & CONTRIBUTOR
Hedley has been writing professionally for over 20 years. She worked as a freelance writer for many years and was a regular columnist and contributor for leading health and wellbeing magazine, Nature & Health. Her work has appeared in the Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, Mama Mia and others, as well as other people’s websites and blogs. Also, Hedley has written for her own blog on this website as well as under her previous name, Hedley Galt.
Hedley is experienced with writing on most topics including love, relationships, romance, writing, creativity, mental illness and health, positivity, inspiration, lifestyle and travel, hotel reviews, book reviews, humorous observations and anything to do with the inner workings of human beings. She has also interviewed many celebrities, business leaders and industry figures.