La Vie Creative

EP 232: French Inspired Author Christine Betts

July 13, 2022 Krystal Kenney
La Vie Creative
EP 232: French Inspired Author Christine Betts
Show Notes

Christine Betts is an Australian writer who left her heart in Paris years ago! Her first two novels and a collection of short stories are all set in France. Current works in progress are set in California, England, and Australia.

Christine trained in education and the visual arts. She spent many years creating Australian-made gift ware and art for interior design projects. Writing took centre-stage in 2017 when she left her management position with a market-leading art-seller and packed up her brushes

Awards 2021/2022

Death of a Show Princess, Shortlisted for the Scarlett Stiletto Awards (Highly Commended.)

Tough Crowd, Winner - Queensland Writers Centre RightLeftWrite competition in November.

How I Got this Tattoo Winner - The Tasmanian Writer’s Prize for 2022.

Southbank, Shortlisted for the Brisbane Writers Festival First Date at Southbank competition.

Christine’s long-time internet handle, WriterPainter, is also the name of her blog on creativity, writing, art, meditation and spirituality. She believes that everyone is creative, and it is through our act of creating that we find our purpose and meaning in life.

She is passionate about writing, strong female characters, yoga, animal rights, and her family.

 my website is

My Instagram is @paristimetravel or @writerpainter 

My facebook page @Paristimetravel

My writing on Spiral Dynamics

A great website with all kinds of information on Spiral Dynamics and Integral Theory

My fave little Paris/creativity book

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