Stephanie Dale is the founder of The Write Road, a creative initiative that takes writing and communications workshops and training to the bush and beyond.

She was a regional newspaper journalist for 15 years, editor of Country Update magazine for three years and is the author of two books, the travel memoir My Pilgrim’s Heart: A woman’s journey through marriage and other foreign lands and Hymn for the Wounded Man, a novel that won the 2011 US Independent Publisher Book Award for Best Fiction (Aust/NZ).

Via The Write Road, Stephanie is committed to encouraging remote Australians to participate in national conversations – and to claiming their creativity, assisting them develop the skills and inspiration they need to tell their story, their way.

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