Lorraine Watts lives in Busselton, Western Australia, with her husband Tom. Prior to 2010, her career in the public sector included senior positions with the Departments of Education, Training, Culture and the Arts, Disabilities and lastly with the Department for Communities. These roles enabled Lorraine to travel throughout much of regional West Australia. It greatly increased her awareness and love of the regional, rural, and remote parts of Australia. She has three adult sons and two young grandsons. Lorraine's interests include blogging, reading, tutoring adult literacy, and social networking. She is currently the Real Estate Writer for the Busselton Dunsborough/Margaret River Augusta Times and does freelance business writing on demand.