Julie is a writer and director of Black Mermaid Productions, a creative team that focuses on comics and graphic novels. She has a background in therapy and publishing. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Writing at the University of Canberra where she majored in freelance and script writing, she worked in bookselling and publishing, and coordinated a children's literary program for several years. She was also employed as the publications manager at the Australian Society of Authors where she commissioned, wrote and edited books on authorship. Concurrently, Julie worked as a writer on various comics projects including the Australian independent OBLAGON, as well as the US original ELFQUEST: WAVEDANCERS series for Warp Graphics and the DART miniseries for Erik Larsen at Image. She also ran a clinical hypnotherapy and PSH therapy practice in the Sydney CBD for over eleven years, and during that time had several articles published in various professional journals. Julie now works fulltime as a freelance writer, editor and publishing consultant. She has written five biographies, an Australian local history coffee table book, and edited several mind body spirit books in the Australian mainstream fiction and non-fiction publishing arena. She is currently focusing specifically on writing comics, graphic novels and fiction books. The genres she loves are fantasy, fairy tales and folk tales, myths and legends, metaphysical and supernatural, romance, action-adventure, and mind body spirit.
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