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Lachlan Hughson

Lachlan Hughson | Walkabout to Wisdom

Lachlan Hughson, the son of a mining engineer and school teacher, was born in Broken Hill and spent his childhood moving from one mining town to another across the vastness of the Australian continent. It was the experiences and philosophy gleaned from his childhood walkabout, and an unexpected career change twenty years later, which facilitated the writing of his first book Walkabout to Wisdom. Growing up in remote mining towns…
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Brad Simons

Brad Simons | A Birthday Present from Another Dimension

Hi, my name is Brad Simons. I am a sci-fi fan and love a good sci-fi book or movie. Well, more movies than books. My favourite movie is The Matrix, my favourite book is Ender’s Game, and my new favourite book is now  A Birthday Present from Another Dimension. I am Australian but at the time of writing and publishing this book I am living in China and teaching English to primary school children. I will be moving…
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Rosalind Dale

Rosalind Dale | Bunty's Adventures In Berrima

Author Rosalind Dale has lived in the Southern Highlands most of her life and has a strong connection to the region and its past. She credits a “fabulous history teacher at her school” for instilling a love of history in her that led to her book: Bunty Bailey’s Adventures in Berrima. Ros was born and raised in Sydney’s Hills District and first came to the Southern Highlands as a young teenager on holidays….
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Kellie M Davies

Born and raised in Australia, Kellie has lived all over Sydney but now calls ‘the Hills’ her home. During school, her strengths lay in Visual Arts and English, which she followed up with a Bachelor of Education. In June of 2009, a protagonist came knocking and stayed with Kellie through the birth and up-bringing of both her children. Not to be ignored, Lucy DeBane made a lasting impression and willed…
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Catherine Blake

Catherine Blake | Clarinda & Henry

Catherine Blake is a great-great granddaughter of Clarinda and Henry Parkes. She grew up in Sydney and studied a combined degree in Arts and Law at the University of New South Wales with a major in history and a minor in English. Catherine worked as a lawyer in Sydney and Wagga Wagga before moving to Canberra and studying a diploma of primary school teaching while her children were young. She has been a teacher in the public school system…
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Michelle Roberts

Michelle Roberts | Whispers Among the Prairie

Michelle’s interest and passion for the American West started when she saw the movie Dances with Wolves. It prompted her to read as much as she could on this era and on Native American Indians. This led her, in time, to travel to some amazing historical sites and national parks in North America, such as the Battle of the Little Bighorn memorial site, the sacred Black Hills in South Dakota,…
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David Morris

A professional writer his whole life, David Morris learned that teenhood friend Brett Lee was speaking at his son’s school about his online police detective work.  David made contact and as they met for the first time in 30 years, Brett confided he was at a loss where to start writing his story. Synergies were recognised between the two Ipswich boys and Screen Resolution – A Detective Enters the Predator’s Lair unfolded. David is as…
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Anton Schulz

Anton Schulz was born in 1979. He has been a voracious reader since childhood. As he grew, he was absorbed by adventure stories, history and detective books, and science fiction – especially time travel. Anton believes that time travel offers an infinite array of options, and is specifically interested in travelling to the past. In that manner, a confrontation between man of modern times with all his knowledge of the…
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Gigi Sedlmayer

When I started writing Talon, I knew it had to be set in Peru, as only can you find the majestic condors. I sat in the library for three full days, studying everything about the Indians, their culture and about the condors and their habits. At that time, there was not much available in Internet. Now, anything is easy to find. I wanted to write a story about a handicapped…
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Ronelle Smith

Since retiring from teaching, Ronelle has been putting her time to good use, doing the things she loves best – water colour painting and writing. Now it was time for her to put her skills to good use. Not a lady to do things by half, Ronelle is not just writing one book, but a series of five books with ‘Encounter’ being the first. Each book will contain its own…
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Jean Lopez

I grew up on a wheat farm in North Western Victoria. Each day I walked three miles to school and three miles home. On my way I told myself stories about fairies, bush sprites, once I rescued a kangaroo from a burning bush and there were lots of ghost stories, too. This, not doubt, is where my adventures in writing began. My brother was five years younger than me, so…
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Marion Brownlie

Marion grew up in New Zealand and began her life experiences with a difficult childhood, marred by dyslexia and an even more difficult marriage, which nearly drove her to suicide. During this time, she had a life-changing spiritual experience. The experience was the catalyst in rebuilding her life and the way she viewed life and the world around her. She also discovered she had the ability to heal people. Through…
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