Category Archives: australian fiction

Peter Watt – Author Interview

Your Frontier series, which some might know as the Macintosh and Duffy family saga, has followed the Macintoshes and Duffies from Colonial Queensland to South Africa during the Boer War, Europe and the Middle East during World War 1, and … Continue reading

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Belinda Murrell – Author Interview

Your Lulu Bell illustrated children’s books have been quite popular. What, in your experience, makes a good author/illustrator/publisher team for producing an illustrated children’s book series? Of all my books, the creation of the Lulu Bell series has definitely been … Continue reading

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June 2013 Short Story Competition Winner

Congratulations to Thea Adams for her short story Footsteps In The Sand, which has won the June short story competition (theme: mystery or detective). Footsteps In The Sand shows the story of a girl, living with her father in a lighthouse, who investigates a strange occurence. … Continue reading

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June 2013 Short Story Competition Shortlist

Congratulations to authors of the following stories, which have been shortlisted for the June short story competition (theme: detective or mystery): Murder At Beaumont Manor by Jo Hart Below The Deck by Reena Mukherjee Adult Activities: A Tale Of Domestic Detection by Rae … Continue reading

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Belinda, by Rhea Roy Ganguly (short story)

Belinda Beale could have sworn that she heard a stealthy footfall right behind her. She paused and turned around abruptly, causing her long blond hair to cascade in golden wisps around her frightened face. As she peered into the still … Continue reading

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Footsteps In The Sand, by Thea Adams (short story)

The lighthouse foghorn pierced the mist with its strident blast as the gulls wheeled, calling, overhead.  The waters of the little bay rhythmically caressed the sands and the boats rocked gently at anchor.  The little girl sat motionless on the … Continue reading

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An Eye For Detail, by Karen Carlisle (short story)

Viola opened the window shutter, allowing the light to enter. It slowly danced across the room, chasing away the dark. While she waited for her eyes to adapt to the change, she drank in the warmth on her skin. Outside, … Continue reading

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