The Author and Artist Hour with Kez Wickham St George and Toni Lontis
Kez is ever the storyteller and a popular speaker at many local events; However mentoring others to tell their stories has become a large part of Kez’s life, running creative writing workshops for those that have a story to tell.
Encouraging and mentoring others to follow their passion for writing has resulted in four of her writing protégés becoming published authors. Kez also invites published authors in fiction to contact her, as she enjoys introducing their work to Facebook and Instagram by video.
Talk Show Program Archives for Podcasting
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, November 16, 2021||Guest, Di Riddell, The Confident Speakers Mentor for women that want to be heard|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, November 9, 2021||Guests, Cynthia and Ilona, Kismet – our bucket list novel|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, November 2, 2021||Guest, Leigh Hearl, a non-fiction, memoir writer, real stories to change the world|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, October 26, 2021||Guest, Michelle Vos Castle, master of Fung Shui|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, October 19, 2021||Guest, Susu Smitz, author of, Don't Do It, She Likes It|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, October 12, 2021||Guest, Sonee Singh, cross-cultural seeker of deep knowing. She writes stories of self-discovery to encourage people!|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, October 5, 2021||Bringing out the person's heart while bringing out the book; Kez's book|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, September 28, 2021||Guest, Amanda Schubert, mother, author, children’s book illustrator, and school librarian|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, September 21, 2021||Guest, Julie Randall author of Patient 71, This Australian Bestseller tells her true story|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, September 14, 2021||Guest, Holly Rose Holland, Co-author in The Colors of Me and Keep Moving|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, September 7, 2021||Guest, Sonee Singh, cross-cultural seeker of deep knowing, writes stories of self-discovery to encourage people|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez, August 31, 2021||Guest, Dr Linda McIver pioneered authentic Data Science and Computational Science education|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez , August 24, 2021||Anthology The Colours of Me with Michelle Weitering, AKA Mickey Martin pen name, and Kez Wickham St George|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez , August 10, 2021||Guest, Cari Schuster, author of How to get your partner to Listen to you! Cari is a Transformational and Wholistic Coach|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez , August 3, 2021||About a writers journey and by that I mean all the avenues that can open up to anyone who writes|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez , July 20, 2021||Guest, Jennifer Sharp, Daisy lane Publishing|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez , July 13, 2021||Guest, Brittany Elderidge, author, mental health advocate, radio talk show host, daughter of God and Ordained minister.|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez , July 6, 2021||The ART of writing and how writers can hone their skills|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez , June 29, 2021||Guest, author Lisa Forsythe with Simple Activities for Toddlers|
|Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez , June 21, 2021||Guest, Author Warren James, coach and mentor helping career-focused people accelerate their own personal journey|
We are all Unique Walking Stories Just Waiting to be Told!
Kez Wickham St George is the driver of her own creativity and her passion is to inspire and nurture others to tell their stories. She has traveled extensively including the width and breath of Australia, collecting stories and experiences.
Now Kez can proudly claim that she has nine novels published under her name, the first three Adventures in the outback where published internationally, three nationally in the paranormal genre and two children’s books which now reside in many different countries and with the two Royal families of great Britain and Sweden, 2018 her first book of poetry, Entwined, a collaboration between the City of Rockingham and Ako, its sister city, in Japan. Then an invitation to be a guest speaker/resident at a writer’s retreat in 2019 at Crom Castle in Ireland UK.
In 2020 an invite to speak and travel with in New Zealand, was interrupted with a global pandemic but 2021 is looking positive for the excursion to New Zealand.
TONI LONTIS is an inspirational woman who has dedicated her life’s work to helping women and the men who love them, find their passion, purpose and voice.
Toni's had a career began in the Health Care Sector where she practiced as a registered nurse. Toni witnessed many lives that needed change, support, encouragement, empathy and most importantly love. Her loving guidance came naturally in this role and her caring nature thrived in this environment.
Despite having a wonderful career, her personal life was filled with dysfunction and trauma. The recovery and work she did on herself to heal and find happiness, formed the basis of her book. Resilience – Memoir of a Broken little girl, discovering a woman of strength and beauty,
After the publication of her book
Toni starting to grow her voice and quickly became a Public Figure, creating awareness about domestic violence, sexual abuse and social-emotional and cognitive health. Toni did this organically, spreading her words of advice and expertise gained through lived experience, and connecting with people across many diverse mediums. Her passion and energy grew a large following and this birthed many other things in her life; her Radio Toni live show, her podcasts, talks sessions, TV show, and mentoring began to experience growth.
Now that Toni is in the public eye, she has been able to establish a platform to support victims of verbal, physical, sexual abuse and any traumatic event in their lives, by telling their stories. From the platform of Radio Toni, she is able to help others searching for inner peace and healing. Toni has escaped from the bounds of low self-worth, anger and pain, from a dysfunctional childhood, marred by a congenital facial defect, sexual assault, verbal abuse, depression, anxiety and the failed flawed relationships that plagued her adult years. Toni wants to be a beacon of light in a dark world. I sign of hope after trauma.
Her talk sessions and podcasts
Toni strives to inspire, empower, educate and help men and woman across the globe to start living their best life. Toni’s love, advice and opinions are not only encouraging but an addictive prescription of positive richness. Toni’s ability to reach out and help people pick up the pieces of their lives initiates the rebuilding processes. This results in helping the masses live out successful, happier lives.
When not hidden behind the camera, microphone, with clients, travelling or writing
You can find Toni enjoying quality family time in the beautiful Gold Coast hinterland of Queensland with her children, grandchild, husband and menagerie of goats, llamas, dogs, ducks and a lonesome chicken.
In summary, Toni is a real-life fem-preneaur – From nurse to author to Radio Host, Business Mentor, Keynote Speaker and presenter, Toni is an inspiration, dedicating her life to others.
Changes only take place when you have had help and drawn energy from within in order to rise above your fears to live a happy purpose-driven life – Despite unique challenges.