As an Australian, Elizabeth, who is more commonly known as Buffy, Greentree grew up riding kangaroos to school and feeding her pet koala while trying to write stories based in other countries. After living in Japan and the UK for a year each, she has now found her love of writing about Australia. Strange, huh? After a few years convinced she would be an academic (Classics and Archaeology, then Theology) she still tutors at a tertiary level, including academic and creative writing, but has seen the light that writing fiction is much more fun, and more widely read. So by day she works for a government contractor, by night (and early morning, but that doesn’t sound as cool, more like an old lady who wakes up at five to feed her cats) she is writing 100 first drafts and maintaining two blogs.