An undeniably compelling true story with lots of unforeseen events.
Based on a true story, There Was Once a Girl is a controversial Australian drama about a young woman from a middle-class background who aspired for absolute prosperity with her pending future, but life and fate had set a different destiny for her.
Townsend so skillfully portrays Josie’s inner life that her often-questionable choices are entirely believable. Readers will be eager to learn how she makes it to the other side of them.
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Josie Townsend was born in regional NSW Australia, the eldest daughter of five children. She started writing at the age of 55yrs old and has self-published two manuscripts and a third on the way. At the young age of 21, Josie had a car accident and lost sight in her left eye, so as a vision-impaired writer it was even more difficult for her to write but she endeavour’s to follow her heart’s desires and keep moving forward in life. Even through her struggles, she believes in never letting life’s hardships hold you hostage like you’re its victim.