cropped-usqalum_0164-3.jpgI’m Tara East. I write books, blogs and articles, plus I film weekly writing advice videos.

I have a Bachelor in Journalism (JCU), a Graduate Certificate in Editing and Publishing (USQ), a Masters of Professional Practice Creative Writing (USC), a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative and Critical Writing (USQ) and I am currently completing my Doctorate in Creative Writing (USQ).

My non-fiction pieces have appeared in the ABC local, The Townsville Bulletin, The North-West Star, The Cusp, The Huffington Post, Queensland Writers Centre,  The Creative PennThe Artifice, and Live Write Thrive. My fiction has been published in October Hill Magazine and TEXT journal.

My science fiction romp, When Bell Met Bowie, is available on Amazon and Kindle UnlimitedAnd my mystery novel, Every Time He Dies, is available EVERYWHERE online. 

Every Time He Dies

‘Who knew that a book about murder, grief and disintegrated families could be so funny?’ – Paul WilliamsEverytimeHeDies_3D

‘A unique modern mystery that is one part psychic practices and one part police procedural. The fast pace, dynamic characters and intricate plot will keep readers hooked until the end.’ – Gregory James

‘It’s rare to find an Australian-set book of this scope and genre that could stand among its international peers and hold its own, but I won’t be surprised to see this book find its success in all corners of the crime genre reading world.’ – Shayla Morgansen

‘Can someone please make this into a TV series? This is a fabulous read and I want to see Liam and Daff on the small screen.’ – Carol Seeley

Every Time He Dies is about a woman who finds a watch that is the same design as her deceased boyfriend’s only it is haunted by a ghost with amnesia. While trying to uncover the ghost’s identity, she becomes involved in her estranged father’s homicide investigation. 



Not Sure If Every Time He Dies Is For You_

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