Lynne Jones, a West Australian, is a Mother and Grandmother. She has a background in Administration, Adult Education and Special Education support. Always an avid reader, her foray into writing is a long held personal promise, only seeing fruition in retirement. Lynne enjoys freedom of thought and expression and the craft of writing is her expressive and creative tool. Lynne has written a personal un-published memoir and enters local and national short-story competitions. In 2017 Lynne was awarded first place in the Peter Cowan 600-word short-story competition (novice writer). She has just completed writing a short-story based around her Mother’s life.