Australian stories, books, poems, and more

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Craig Smicks is not getting on with his father. In order to restore peace in the household, Craig is sent to holiday with his aunt and uncle in a small regional town in Queensland, Australia. Craig's aunt notices his need for glasses but an error is made with the prescription… Read More

Book / Young Adult

January 30, 2017

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"My stomach won’t settle and my palms are getting sweaty because I’ve only ever seen stuff like this happening in TV shows, not real life. Not my life." Margot Fischer is in her final year of school when an event takes place in her home town that leaves her struggling… Read More

Book / Romance

September 12, 2015

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Conflict between two lovers Read More

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The Bunyip is a short story from a series I am working on called HOLLOWVALE. It's about the mythical Australian Bunyip. A creature who has been abandoned by the horror genre for being out dated and not creepy enough. Well, the Bunyip crept into my head and now I hope… Read More

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'The Cold Border' is actually based off of a real event (heavily embellished) when my brother and I (Nick) were on our way back from western Canada (middle of no where for work) in the peak of winter. My heater died and we were stuck in -35C degree temperatures for… Read More
An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of race for Black people,… Read More
This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American… Read More
Megan Forrester is an intelligent and brilliant VP of Marketing and Communication of the one largest oilfield services company in the US and a very successful woman career. She is a slim figure, intelligent and very attractive. She did a great job by closing $ 4.5 million deal. Ronald Burst… Read More

Book / Romance

October 22, 2014

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Jamie looks like a center-fold for white supremacy magazine. His boss's daughter diminutive woman of a fiery nature has no evident European ancestors. Despite their differences and built in bigotry they are drawn into a romantic tangle that neither will be able to escape from with dignity. Read More

Script / Humor

December 10, 2013

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A fat bogan woman pretends to be in labour in order to get a lift, instead she gets a brand new car. Read More
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday said he was confident his government could work with Indonesia despite a senior Jakarta official calling his controversial asylum-seeker policy "offensive". Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 16, 2013

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An Australian native wildflower, as displayed in my picture here.I painted in water-colour, (I have painted other native flowers too-each State In Australia has an Australian native wild flower as it's emblem.The Waratah shown here, I love) Hope you enjoy.Hope to share the others with you some time too.I have… Read More

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Tangled Up in Summertime follows the story of Taylor White, a male Australian exchange student with a troubled past and a flair for music. Taylor goes to America's Cedarwood High and finds himself tangled up the web of his social life, love life ,Studying and working. ~~~~~Please leave a comment… Read More
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they enjoy the highs and lows of life on the road, and as they re-discover many of Australia's natural wonders. If you have ever been… Read More

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As a child psychologist, Sabrina Baxter finds her days are full and rewarding, and even the absence of a man in her life is not a problem...except at night when she dreams of a love she’s never had. When Ray Hunter walks into her world with his little girl, a… Read More

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When Aegina returns to her childhood home on Lord Howe Island for a break from the world at large, she realizes that her restless quest for happiness is pointless since she can never be as happy anywhere else as she is on her little island. But then, perhaps the quest… Read More

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Taylor Sands is at work on her fourth illustrated children’s book at a rainforest lodge in Lamington National Park when she meets Carl Manning. Having just gotten her life in order after a catastrophic mistake, Carl sets Taylor’s inner alarm bells ringing, warning her to stay away. A profound attraction… Read More

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An earthquake that shatters the land and puts the lives of many into a complete spin. Follow the journey of the survivors from the Australian outback to the coast. Our hero's are real people with real problems and the solutions are real solutions. This story follows 252 people as they… Read More

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A poem about the early life of my mother Read More
Narrative for children of some of the Australian flora & Fauna with water colour illustrations-waiting by me-to be shared & published. Read More

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Young readers who think they might enjoy a story featuring real-life characters, as a change from vampires, warlocks, etc., will find much to like in the story of a small boy's journey from the harsh streets of Victorian London to the idyllic fields of the English countryside. It is there… Read More

Book / Horror

March 06, 2012

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A busload of captives on an express ride to terror! It’s the summer of 1995, and the passengers of the Sunday bus into town have realized that something is very, very wrong with their driver. They don’t know that she began her day planning to kill herself. But they know… Read More

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Just read... Read More

Short Story / Horror

November 22, 2011

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Thirteen. I don't know why but the number held some kind of importance to me. One...three...thirteen... Its thirteen minutes till schools out for the year and everyone is waiting anxiously for the bell to go but little do they know is that someone else is also waiting. But for something… Read More
Rosi is an 18 year old aspiring singer/songwriter who loves Short Stack and is known for her strange, dark blue eyes.She moves to Sydney from Melbourne with her 4 Short Stack obsessed best friends in one night. They go to an instore performance by Short Stack and Rosi has Andy… Read More
A young woman watches on as nature around her suffers in agony from a large storm sweeping across the Australian city of Sydney. All seems well for the young woman in the comfort of her warm house, until pain strikes herself, sharing with nature the agony and sacrifice that must… Read More

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Like the NIght Caller, a horror poem about a serial killer Read More

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Poem loosely based on the crimes of psychotic Australian killer, Eric Edgar Cooke. Read More

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Four Robbers Rob a bank....but the life robs them.... read to discover Read More

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Libby is a Defence Force kid. All the guys in her family have served the ADF (Australian Defence Force.) she was always set on becoming an ADF wife just like the rest of her family, but when her father is in Afghanistan, he is injured by a roadside bomb and… Read More

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