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Inspiring Novelist

Founder of Lizardskin Talent, former radio announcer, singer songwriter, musician, DJ, Talent agent and Band Booker. Hosted and created “The Local and Australian Music” show on Radio Port Douglas 107.1 fm, during 1999 – 2005. Every Thurs 1pm – 4pm, showcasing local acts in the region, promoting and interviewing Australia’s finest up and coming talent and well-established Aussie Musicians such as Kate Ceberano, John Butler, Grinspoon, Renee Geyer, Screaming Jets and many more Aussie Legends while recording numerous live acts on his radio show producing a CD. As a band booker in Port Douglas, left his own band, all his friends to chase the dream of working in the live music capital of the world, Melbourne. As a band booker worked for independent record labels Jelly fish Music David Nicholas who worked with INXS alongside with Michael Stangel – Finalist in The Voice. Followed by a stint with Paul Wilshire’s label creating tours, (CEO of Songtradr).
Booking various acts he booked along the way such as The Cat Empire, Bondi Cigars, Trinity (Toured with Jason Derulo), Juke Kartel with Toby Rand ( Rockstar ) Vamp – Sara Roberts (CH 7 Home and Away) and Kate Lister ( CH 9 Sea change) , Dean Ray – runner up X factor, Borne with Cam Tapp - The Voice, plus many more underground Melbourne bands.

Turn of events including a sky diving accident followed by a case of whooping cough episode, in 2011 placed a sudden halt in his passion of singing and playing music, due to sudden coughing fits unable to breath choking on vomit while singing, damaging vocal cords his confidence and self-esteem. Unable to sing and perform, Paul focused back to a story that he had started writing while spending two nights in a hospital bed in Mossman, Nth Qld back in 1991, created by a handful of songs that he had written and been involved with. An outlet for the creativity he craves and misses. The past 2-3 years has been more intense, sourcing the help of editors in the USA, and a local self-publishing group here in Australia. This story has literally been 3 decades in the making.
His first novel “Battle of Bands” is born.

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