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Anne Skyvington

Anne Skyvington is one of five siblings born into a country family in rural New South Wales, Australia. After leaving her rural origins, she qualified as a teacher and spent some years in Paris, France, before returning to Sydney. Much of her writing today is informed by the bushland setting of her childhood. She holds two Master Degree qualifications, one in French language and literature, and another in creative writing.

A life-long lover of the written word, Anne taught English to overseas educated professionals for over twenty years, before retiring and devoting herself to full-time writing.

At the same time, she became increasingly interested in the slowly emerging ‘Internet’, and the opportunities it brought to writers everywhere. Anne immediately became fascinated with the concept of ‘blogging’, digital marketing and self-publishing, Her personal blog ‘The Craft of Writing’ journals the past ten years of her own educational experience, beginning as a complete internet newbie, to a digital expert in the field of Self-Publishing. She blogs on the craft of creative writing and life as a writer in Sydney, Australia. Her articles distil the research she does for her own creative writing and explore the fundamentals of writing and publishing.


Anne lives near the beach with her husband in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney.