IF YOU asked Tania Joyce five years ago if she ever dreamed of being a published author, she would have laughed at you.
The former Ipswich Girls' Grammar student was never interested in writing fiction, but rather focussing all of her attention on her marketing career in corporate mining software.
But all of that changed after the birth of her second child, when story plots suddenly started filling her mind.
"I don't know why, but storylines just started coming to me and, for ages, that was all I could think about," Mrs Joyce said.
"In the end, these thoughts just became so overwhelming that one day I just sat down at my computer and starting typing it all down."
Those thoughts have helped Mrs Joyce create two manuscripts, with one just being published and released online.
Her erotic romance novel titled Propositions is now available for download on websites such as Amazon, iTunes, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, Momentum Books and more.
Propositions tells the story of a divorced mother who meets a British workaholic billionaire.
What follows is a hot and steamy storyline that delivers dramatic events, endearing relationships and some thrilling love scenes too.
Propositions is the first book in the series, with a sequel due to be released next year.
"It took me two years from my first thought until now to finish Propositions and have it released," Mrs Joyce said.
"With this book now released, I have found the next book's storyline very easy to write."
Mrs Joyce is also working on one of her other original story ideas, which will be released later this year.
As well as writing two days a week, Mrs Joyce juggles working part-time in her marketing career and raising her young family.
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