Charmaine Hon is a freelance writer based in Perth, Western Australia. Despite graduating with a Journalism and Public Relations degree, she fell into a career in Information Technology (IT). In that life, she worked in helpdesk support,  application support and as a reporting analyst.

Recently, Charmaine decided to leave the world of IT behind and pursue a long-buried dream of writing for a living.

She has previously been published in The Australian and currently contributes to Weekend Notes. In her previous IT roles, she has written many how-to-guides and technical documents that bridge the gap between the sometimes magical-seeming world of IT and everyone else. For all her other writing check out for food and travel, and for everything else.