Lucy McCarraher started her first publishing company while she was still at university and has worked in publishing and the media ever since.
Lucy is the author of 12 books – three novels and nine non-fiction books, including How To Write Fiction Without The Fuss and How To Write Your Book Without The Fuss (with her business partner, Joe Gregory).
She is the co-founder and Managing Editor of Rethink Press, ‘The Entrepreneur’s Publisher’, which has published over 300 niche business and self-development books and offers wrap-around services for authors.
Lucy is the Publish Mentor of the Key Person of Influence programme in the UK and Singapore, and has mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs and business owners to plan, write and publish their books.
Lucy has worked as a print and television journalist and presenter in Australia; as an editor for Methuen and Currency Press; was Director of Development for Lifetime Productions International; written edited and produced for TV and video; and consulted to blue chip companies, small businesses and government as a work-life balance expert. She has a BA in English and Drama, a post-grad Diploma in teaching Creative Writing and Literacy, and gives regular talks and workshops on writing and publishing.