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    Over 20 years experience as a professional writer including sales and marketing and below the line copywriting. I specialise in humour.

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    I have over 20 years experience as a travel writer. I have too many samples to upload here but can email samples, if needed. I specialise in teasing the humour out of dull briefs, flying to exotic locales...

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    I have ghosted numerous blogs - currently ghosting a blog for a creative director for an advertising agency - so it's hush hush. I won't list samples as that would be betraying my client's trust but can...



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Dr. Dorian Mode M.A. (Hons) D.C.A is the author of the comic novel, A Café in Venice, Penguin Books (Random House in Europe) and his comic memoir, The Mozart Maulers, also published by Penguin.

He has penned several short stories that featured in bestselling Penguin anthologies such as Girls Big Night Out 3 and Heatwave, Penguin Summer Stories.

He was a guest speaker at the Sydney Writer’s Festival and read an abridged version of his second novel on ABC’s Radio National. His first novel was also released internationally as an audio book. In 2006 he was awarded a prestigious Varuna Literary Writing Fellowship and lectured in creative writing at Newcastle Uni for three years.

His first and only screenplay was nominated for Best Unproduced Screenplay at the Australian Writer’s Guild Awards and he was an IF Awards finalist again for Best Unproduced Screenplay the same year. (Best ‘Never Produced’ Screenplay, he often muses.)

He’s penned numerous features for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald and was a weekend columnist for the Daily Telegraph under the pseudonym Beachcomber. He penned the back page column for Storyline, The Australian Writer’s Guild Magazine and was also the back page columnist for Modern Fishing Magazine – the best selling fishing magazine in Australia. And he is a regular feature writer for NRMA’s Open Road Magazine.

His first play was published and produced in Sydney in 2011 earning excellent reviews and subsequently published in the UK in 2015.

He is the winner of two university scholarships and completed his doctorate (APA scholarship winner) in 2013. He lives on the NSW Central Coast with his wife and two children. He enjoys his local fishing club, low pubs and playing snooker with anyone born between 24th of July and 23rd of August.

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Prefer to quote on the job so the client knows what he or she is paying for. If it costs me time I'll take it on the chin. That way everybody knows the score. Sound fair? I'm bloody good, did I mention that?