Award Winner

 AWARD WINNER

 ~~~~~~~~~~~~

Featured in the: Daily News Tweed Bulletin ~ Gold Coast Bulletin Tweed Weekly ~ ABC Radio 92.5 Gold FM ~ Today Tonite 

 Writing Awards: Poetry ~ Magazines ~ Short Stories ~ Innovation Award  Amazon Bestseller

 Awarded: Bravery Award Nomination ~ Innovation Award Citizen of the Year Award  

 Invited to: Canberra Parliament House ~ Big Brother Show for advice  

Praised by lumiaries: Hazel Hawke ~ Maggie Tabberer Paul Mecurio Paulo Coelho ~ Jules Watson ~ 

~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

Latest Books

me and she turned her

Speaker  

 

Deborah was President of the Gold Coast Writer’s Association for 5 years, and was instrumental in many significant changes that brought around growth, change of venue to a more suitable one, innovative competitions and workshops. She is a keen supporter of the Somerset Writers Festival and the Byron Bay Writers Festival as well as local authors and publishing houses. Additionally, she has been invited to speak and present workshops to community organisations and schools, the most recent being Kings Christian College Newways, Alternative Healing Groups, Health and Wellbeing. She has headed judging panels for writing, created competitions and supported organisations with writing programs.

 

As a speaker, Deborah captivates through her ability to engage and articulate, leaving audiences feeling inspired.AT her recent Book Launch held at Q1 on the Gold Coast, guests signed a comment book and some of the comments read as follows:

Kim Shipway:  “There was once a famous speech – ‘I have a dream’, you show us it is possible.

Chris Lambe: “Thanks for sharing your ‘view’ – it’s all looking inspiring and do-able.”

Elissa Durbavon: “Thank you. You are a true inspiration.”

Sandra Hughes: “To be present tonight was an honour.”

Bruce Hand: “You are an inspiration.”

 

See more testimonials  http://deborahkbates.com/index.php/testimonies

  •