Over the last two years, Samuel Colbran has accumulated many relationships in the writing world which have to lead him to become a mentor, public speaker, teacher, promoter of fellow authors and he also volunteers his time for various writing groups situated on the Gold Coast i.e. Gold Coast Novel Writers, Writers Activation and is currently Social Media Manager for the Gold Coast Writers Association.
He has published two short story compilations and early this year released his debut novel, Lake Merrin. Sam has become a regular at the Comic Con’s and Supernova’s in the South East and will be showing author how to prepare for such events and conferences as a fiction writer.
More than a dog whisperer, Louise Harding is a chatterer, a veritable Dr Dolittle. Louise is a master dog trainer, professional animal wrangler, presenter and author of the book Nose to Tail – which was released in December of 2017 and sold over 500 in less than month. With over twenty years experience in her field, she has trained numerous sled racing, obedience and agility champions. Her trained animal actors appear in film, television and commercial roles.
A regular presenter at major events, seminars and community gatherings, Louise is an engaging speaker sharing anecdotes from her years of experience and imparting knowledge with humour and fun. She will be sharing her skill set in developing an expert matter book and preparing to present in the non-fiction space.
The meeting room is above the Burleigh Heads Library. Parking is available in the adjoining Council car park.