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Fontaine Press Innovative publisher with a fresh approach
Sheryl Clark

Although Sherryl has had 29 books commercially published, she continues to self-publish Poetrix magazine with Western Women Writers and will be teaching Small Press Publishing at Victoria University TAFE in 2007. And many of her past self-publishing students have continued to publish local and family histories, poetry, autobiographies and children's books.


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Our Authors' Websites

Nigel Gray

Latest Book:
A Baker's Dozen

Nigel Gray is an internationally-acclaimed Irish-born West Australian author. Some sixty of his more than seventy books have been for children. His work has been published in twenty-six countries and twenty-four languages.


Kathie Thomas

Latest Book:
Worth More Than Rubies

Kathie founded the Virtual Assistant industry in Australia in 1996 two years after she started her business to be at home with their girls. She had always wanted to work at home and be there for their daughters and when the Internet entered the business scene it totally changed the direction of her business. Before she knew it she became mentor and motivator for women around the world who wanted to work at home.

Kathie discovered a love for writing as a small child in school which has taken many forms: poetry, songs, articles, stories, and 'how-to' business books.


Lou Kelman

Latest Book:
Big Purple Undies

Lou Kelman lives and works in Perth, Western Australia. She is happily married to Michael for 17 years and they have two beautiful children Jonah aged 10 and Ellie aged 9.

Her book "Big Purple Undies" has sold more than 15,000 copies worldwide.

Donald G. Stallman

Latest Book:
Iqbal Smith

Queensland's Noosa local identity, bon vivante and first-time author, Donald Stallman was born in 1951 and grew up in rural Queensland. He developed an interest in writing late in life when he began writing the Iqbal Smith story for his youngest son. He is presently writing Book 2 of the Trilogy.

Rachael Blair

Latest Book:
Breastfeeders Anonymous

Rachael is an English teacher by trade, a stay-at-home-mum by day and a freelance writer by night (she rarely sleeps).

She lives in regional Western Australia with her husband, two young boys and a menagerie of animals. Rachael breastfed both her sons and due to her passion, research and interest in infant feeding, has become a kind of breastfeeding mentor to those who know her.


Sharyn McCaskey

Latest Book:
The Complete Business Guide

Sharyn McCaskey has worked for an international credit company in NSW as a Debt Specialist, and also ran her own Debt Collection Agency. She has also been the Managing Director of a very successful Event Management Business. She is an expert in all matters relating to the debt industry. Using her manuals and knowledge she has trained Police, Bailiffs, Debt Collectors and hundreds of micro, small and large businesses in the field of Debt Collection.

Heather E. Gartshore

Latest Book:
Flamed With Light

Heather has a passion for Truth, the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Scriptures. Her love of Theology, History and the sciences has inspired her writings. Her work includes Outlining the Gospel, Evangelism, Christian Theology put simply for the everyday person, Apologetcs (defending her faith), and poetry.
Rob Towner Rob Towner is one of those children's book authors that just make you smile. As weird as his stories for kids may be, each tale of absurdity always has a warm message at its heart, leaving readers with smiles from ear to ear and nice tingly feelings all over. His unique writing style has earned him a worldwide following of supporters eager to dive into his next adventure.
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