Monday, January 20, 2014
Local travel author and journalist Tiana Templeman will be attending our meeting on 7th November to tell us about her work and the challenging process of becoming a published author.
Tiana Templeman is published with Random House. She is a freelance writer and experienced corporate trainer who tutors regularly for Queensland Writers Centre and other writer-based organisations. She has delivered ‘Working with the Media’ courses for Tourism Queensland and tutors journalism students at the Queensland University of Technology.
Tiana holds a Master of Creative Industries and is on the committee of the Australian Society of Travel Writers. She is currently completing a PhD on 'The Future of Freelance Journalism in Australia'.
Her first book, a travel narrative entitled Absolutely Faking It, has been reprinted numerous times and translated for overseas publication.
Tiana writes for a number of publications including The Australian, BRIDE Destination, The Sunday Mail, ninemsn, The Courier-Mail, Australian Traveller and The Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide
She appears regularly at industry events and as a guest presenter on ABC 612 Queensland and 4BC talking about where to go, what to do and travel industry trends.