Kylie Moppert has over twenty-five years accounting experience. She has held various senior roles in large corporations including Systems Accountant, Finance Manager, Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer as well as for 14 years running her own accounting consultancy. She holds a Masters of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and a Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting. In 2015 she opened a micro artisan bakery which she ran for six years before selling it to focus on writing. Her first short story was published by the Lake Macquarie Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers in the anthology ‘Out of the Shadows’ in 2023.