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Tony Smith

Tony Smith author of Deeply With The Sun In Our Eyes

Upon completion of a four-year apprenticeship, Tony Smith went to sea setting a course to become a marine engineer. His studies were interrupted when a serious collision in Vancouver Harbour almost cut the ship on which he was serving as third engineer in half. Miraculously, the vessel stayed afloat. Experience as a witness in the ensuing court proceedings fired an interest in the law. From that point onward, he was…
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Harrison Ware

Harrison Ware

My name is Harrison Ware and I am currently 23 years of age. I’ve always interested in mountain biking from an early age at both a casual and professional level, and have always been driven to pursue my goals. One of these goals has been the publication of a long novel in the fiction genre. Reading Matthew Reilly and his books, which I love, inspired me to write in a…
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Vansh Sharma

Vansh Sharma

Vansh Sharma is a young boy of age twelve studying in Year 6 at The Kings School and born into a medical professional family. Writing poems is a passion and will strive to write many more to add to the anthology he has written so far. Vansh aspires to become an established poet… He reads many books to gain ideas and observes everyday objects, feelings, and phenomena that inspire him…
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Sada Nasir

Mammadova Shams (Məmmədova Şəms) was born in 1967, in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, and took the pen-name of Sada Nasir (Səda Nasir) while writing. It is the abbreviation of the author’s first and last names (Sədaqət Nəsirova). Between 1974 to1984 the author finished primary, secondary and high school in Baku and graduated from Azerbaijan State Medical University in 1990, becoming a doctor. Though there is a ceasefire in the…
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Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy was born in April 1951 in Brisbane, Australia. He is part of a generation the Australian Bureau of Statistics refers to as Baby Boomers – the generation of people born between 1946 and 1966. He has a passion for life, his family and for his fellow Baby Boomers. He strongly believes that governments and industries are failing to adequately address the needs of the Boomer generation and the…
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Sarah Clewer

Sarah Clewer

Sarah A Clewer was born in 2001 in Bankstown, New South Wales and moved to Narre Warren, Victoria the following year. In 2010, her family moved to Melton, where she currently resides. She started writing in 2008, and her teachers have helped to support her as her writing gets better. She has won three school writing competitions for various entries, two of which were very real and dealt with possible mental health issues in readers. Sarah enjoys reading fantasy and sci-fi novels and writing…
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Tanya French

Tanya French was born at Wudinna on the Eyre Peninsula of South Australia on 2 July 1959 to Harry and Nadia Tomney. One of fi ve siblings, anya had a wonderful childhood growing up on the family farm in the small community of Poochera, South Australia near the coastal fishing community of Streaky Bay. The bay is famous for tuna fi shing and great white sharks. Poochera is now recognised as the habitat of one of…
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Sue Grocke

Sue Grocke lives in the Barossa Valley – a wine growing region of South Australia. For most of her life, she has farmed with her husband, but interspersed with this has been overseas travel and the outback wayfaring that delights and inspires her. Her two children and their families are a shining light in her life. She began writing poetry and short stories at an early age. Some of her awards include: FAWQ Toowoomba Literary Awards 2014 – Highly Commended Poem:…
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Lesley Meldrum

Lesley A. Meldrum was born and raised in the Queensland outback. She comes from a diverse background, comprised of the ancestral roots of the Gaelic Scots and Australian Aborigines, as well as heritage in Afghanistan, China, England, and Ireland. Lesley has always been interested in the allure of the unknown and the supernatural. She believes herself to be a seeker on a spiritual journey. As reincarnation is an important personal…
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Kate Hansen

Kate Hansen was born, bred and still lives on Victoria’s beautiful Mornington Peninsula. She has travelled extensively with her husband and son and is also the author of the children’s book Bandah. She makes no secret of the fact that she loves cash and her strong views of technology’s failings and human gullibility are echoed in her book Unmarked.   click image for book page

Cheryl (Chez) Rafter

Chez Rafter was born in Sydney, Australia. At the tiny age of two, Chez contracted whooping cough and polio, and lived the majority of her childhood in Camperdown Children’s Hospital in Sydney. While confined to bed, she would look up at the clouds and imagine travelling to faraway places. When Chez was old enough to read books, they led her on a different pilgrimage, with classics like Alice in Wonderland…
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James Hearn

James Hearn | World Peace

James Hearn is a ninety-three year old World War II veteran who lost a close friend during the war and said to himself, ‘Man is not stupid, there has to be an answer to war’. He wrote World Peace in the hope that it will encourage others to look at what is happening to our planet, how it is being suffocated, and how we can set about making changes to help it recover…
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Izaz Khan

Izaz Khan | Payback

Izaz was born in a small sugar town called Ba on the main island of Fiji.  He attended Catholic primary and secondary schools in Ba before going to Charters Towers in North Queensland to finish his secondary education at Mt Carmel College, a Christian Brothers school. He matriculated to the University of Queensland where he graduated with a BA degree in 1967. Izaz then returned to Fiji and taught at a number of high schools. While there, he married and…
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Lachlan Hughson

Lachlan Hughson, the son of a mining engineer and teacher, was born in Broken Hill. Growing up in remote mining and cattle towns across the continent, Lachlan connected with the Australian bush at a young age. It was the experiences and insights gained from his childhood walkabout, in conjunction with an unexpected career interruption 20 years later, which inspired the writing of his first book: Walkabout to Wisdom. Following his…
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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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Helen Parry Jones

HELEN PARRY JONES VISITING AUSTRALIA MAY 2018 – See below for details.   Helen Parry Jones has been able to connect with the spirit world since her earliest childhood recollections. Since then, her abilities have developed far beyond recognised Spiritual Communication and Spiritual Healing, to a much higher level of consciousness. Through her advanced ability, Helen Parry Jones is able to locate illness and discover malfunctions within the human body and that of animals, with astounding detail and accuracy. Helen has positively benefited…
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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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