I have a varied background in writing. A fourteen year career as a police officer set the scene for my attention to detail. Thousands of written evidence submissions to the courts required meticulous word-smithing so a justice, magistrate or jury were able to gain a clear picture and sequence of events of the scenarios they were making decisions upon.
I then studied a science degree at Adelaide University, gaining skills in scientific writing and providing editing and proofreading advice to a number of colleagues.
I spent the next...