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J. J. Part

J. J. Part moved from Queensland to beautiful Armidale in the New England Tablelands in 2008.  She  has always loved animals especially dogs and horses, country life, art and writing stories and poems for children.  The nearby bush, haven to kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, hares, rabbits and sugar gliders and many birds, provided the inspiration for this book whilst she explored it with her Hungarian Vizsla dog, Oggy.

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Joan Katherine Isaacs

Joan Katherine Isaacs

Joan Katherine Isaacs is a wife, mother and doting grandmother. Born in 1953 into a Catholic family, Joan is the middle child of migrant parents.

Joan became a teacher, initially working in primary schools and later focussing on children with special needs and learning difficulties.

In 2013 Joan gave evidence at the Royal Commission into the Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. To Prey and to Silence is her own powerful...

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Madilina Tresca

Madilina Tresca

Madilina Tresca was born in Fairfield, Sydney, attended the local Our Lady of the Rosary Primary and Secondary school and is the daughter of Italian migrants. She embarked on an IT career late in life while writing in her spare time. Italian superstitions and stories about her grandmothers inspired her to write her first novel, The White Rose, and fulfil a lifelong dream of becoming a fiction writer.

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Sylvia McNeall

Sylvia McNeall

In a life of constant change, Sylvia McNeall felt a need to tell her story and that of her Estonian family in her first book, Foresight and Perseverance.

Initially a graphic artist (ASTC Diploma), she spent some years as the Assistant Director of the New England Regional Art Museum which gave her the impetus to continue her tertiary education in the fine arts. While working as a graphic artist, she completed...

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Ian Simpson

Ian Simpson

Ian Simpson has spent most of his 49 years living in a wheelchair, giving him a different perspective on life to a lot of people. He has been a History teacher and Learning Designer for over 25 years. He is a Paralympian and has represented Australia in the sports of table tennis and wheelchair rugby. He is likely to wince and/or roll his eyes if you call him 'brave'. Rolling...

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Bobbie S. Richardson

Bobbie S. Richardson

Bobbie Richardson grew up in a little town called Kaiapoi, just out of Christchurch, New Zealand. She is a creator who excelled as an Author/Illustrator and Singer/Songwriter. Moving to Australia in 1998 she has had an unusual life due to her ability to tap into the unseen.

Her journey has taken her through many exciting synchronistic events, by following visions which are very real to her, they have lead her to...

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Peter d'Plesse

Peter d'Plesse

Peter d'Plesse has explored the mountains, jungle and desert of the Australian landscape over many years. He has written numerous articles on education, the outdoors and aviation and is a private pilot rated for aerobatics and formation flight. Peter lives in Tasmania and Fire Eye is his first novel.

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Clive A. Smith

Clive A. Smith

Born in England, Clive immigrated to Australia with his family in 1964 and has called Australia home ever since. Clive love Australia and its people so much that he is addicted to exploring its diversity.

He and his wife Jan have been on the road for years now, having one adventure after another.

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Stanley N Morton

Stanley N Morton, the fourth of six children, grew up in what was then working class Newtown, where he attended the local high school. Despite leaving school at an early age, he eventually became the National Sales Manager for a large commercial furniture manufacturer

Later, as a mature aged student, Stan pursued further education, motivated by his strong desire to write. Only after retirement was he able to indulge his great...

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Diane Fagan

Diane Fagan

Diane Fagan was born on the northern prairies in Alberta, Canada – far from the ocean. When she came to Australia, she found a new passion for sailing.

Diane has always written stories, and has won prizes for her short stories for adults. Jodie’s Rescue is her first young adult novel and she is currently working on the second book in the Jodie series.

She has four adult children and lives with...

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