Andrea Kwast wrote her first poetry collection at age 14. With a passion for reading and words, she studied short story writing and creative writing, completing certificates. She pursued English and Communications at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia completing her degree in 2006. Andrea expanded her studies, qualifying as a proofreader and then a book editor, focusing on fiction manuscripts. In 2009, Andrea founded Tell Me A Story Books Pty Ltd where she developed tutoring workshops in English and Creative Writing. During this time, Andrea obtained a certificate in non-fiction writing. She has developed several creative writing workbooks including a workbook for Autistic kids. Andrea returned to study in 2014 to complete a Masters of English.