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Aaron Ware

In the mid-90s to early 00s, Aaron was a regular performer on the Altona and Williamstown stages, where he began to find his feet (well, hands) in writing as one of the students of ACTion Youth Theatre. By the year 2000 he had filmed a feature-length film ...

Trent Roberts

Trent has written over 50 hours of television including All Saints, Packed To The Rafters, House Husbands, City Homicide, Secret Bridesmaids’ Business, Upper Middle Bogan, How To Stay Married and Little Lunch. He has also worked extensively in development ...

Stella Stamatakis

Stella Stamatakis was a primary school teacher for over 25 years. She has worked for the Department of Education and Training in Victoria. Stella has also taught in South Australia and China. When she is not writing Stella is a volunteer at the Asylum See ...

Jordie Albiston

Jordie Albiston has published eleven poetry collections and a handbook on poetic form. Two of her collections have been adapted for music-theatre, both enjoying seasons at the Sydney Opera House. Albiston's work has been recognised by many prizes includ ...

Nean McKenzie

Nean is a children’s writer who lives in Altona. She is a graduate of the RMIT Professional Writing and Editing Course and was awarded a Maurice Saxby mentorship in 2016. She is delighted to announce her book Cryptosight is to be published in September 20 ...

Category:Fiction
Paul Rodriguez

Paul formerly suffered from severe obstructive sleep apnoea. The sleep deprivation caused by this condition adversely impacted his life in many respects. Importantly his physical and mental health deteriorated. Paul tried conventional treatments includ ...

Category:Non-Fiction
Iva Maria Norris

Iva has been a real estate agent and investor for over fourteen years. Starting in the USA where she acquired and sold more than 28 properties in three years after completing renovations. In Brazil she opened three Century 21 offices which specialised in ...

H. C. Gildfind

I've published short stories, book reviews, essays and poetry in Australia and America. I have studied writing at the Centre for Adult Education, Deakin University and The University of Melbourne, where I got a PhD. I've been lucky enough to be mentored b ...

Susanne Maria Wright

Born in 1930 in Vienna, the capital of the former Austro/Hungarian Monarchy that was no more after the Great War. Austria was impoverished, soon to be annexed into Adolf Hitler's Third Reich, followed by the outbreak of WWII and finally overrun by Soviet ...

Amal Abou-Eid

Passionate educator Amal Abou-Eid is an Australian mother of two with a strong connection to her Lebanese heritage. Inspired by her faith, and her wish for people to live harmoniously and without fear, Amal has turned her hand to writing. Supported by her ...

Rosa Angelone

Rosa Angelone knows a thing or two about firing up young imaginations! With 18 years of experience in caring for the littlest members of society, Rosa has turned her hand to writing for children, and the results are nothing short of amazing. Rosa has f ...

Sara Vidal

Born in a refugee camp in late 1945, Sara Vidal came to Melbourne early in 1949, graduated BARCH Melbourne University (1968), and was a senior Victorian Public Service Manager (1979-1993 and 2001-2003), Project Manager Housing Upgrade (1979-1985), Manage ...

Category:Non-Fiction
Susan Spelic

As an inspired new children's author, Susan Spelic has released five new titles for kids aged 4-7 years of age. By writing and producing 'cool', simple, chapter books for reluctant readers, families now have more choice when needing to access supportive d ...

Louise Karch

I started telling stories at two. My mom wrote them down. They might be my best work. 'NAMEfluence: How to Name Your Brand For Success' is my first book. Parts were written in the Williamstown Library. It has the science, stories, strategies and easy nami ...

Stella Kinsella

Stella Kinsella is a Melbourne based writer, performer and creative producer. She has an Australian Writers' Guild award for an original screenplay Veris and a Masters Degree in Creative Writing. She produces Stellavision Live at the Newport Comedy Room a ...

Kerry Fowler

Dr Kerry Fowler is an All Breeds Cat Judge who has been fortunate to have judged cats in all eight major States and Territories of Australia, as well as North and South Islands of New Zealand. Her scientific training and judging experience has equipped he ...

Daniel Corcoran

Originating from Perth in Western Australia but now based in Melbourne, Daniel continues a successful career as an author and illustrator. From a young age he’s enjoyed a lifelong passion for cartooning and continues to write and illustrate stories that ...

Joyce Butcher

Joyce Butcher is the author of three novels, written since she retired in 2016. She has led a very interesting life, having grown up in Claremont, California, then moving to Australia at the age of 35 with her husband and two children. She has held many j ...

Nicholas Abdilla

Nicholas Abdilla has been writing and drawing comics since the tender age of four. His father was an artist and major influence and a love of story telling made comic books the perfect outlet for Nicholas to combine his two passions. Various awards receiv ...

Julie Lamb

I started writing when my children were young. I loved the books they were reading, perhaps more than they did, ideas began to flow and I thought I’d give it a try. I signed up for a junior-fiction writing course at the local college. Three people came ...