Hi there, I’m Donna Joy Usher.

I started writing my first novel when I was seven. With no idea about plot or character development (I mean I was only seven) my storyline quickly disintegrated into a muddled jumble of boring dialogue between two horses.

Disillusioned, I gave up writing stories for quite a while after that. Instead, I concentrated on my studies, eventually graduating as a dentist.

After many years of ‘drilling and filling’ I turned to writing in an effort to escape the seriousness of my day job. During that time I created my first book, The Seven Steps to Closure, and discovered that I love nothing more than making other people laugh. Well that, and my husband and two Miniature Schnauzers, Chloe and Xena.

I currently live near the beach near the river in beautiful Perth. When I am not working or writing, I love to paddle board, walk on the beach and sip chai lattes at the local cafe.

I'd love to give you a free copy of one of my books. Just use the FREE button in the menu above to go grab one now.