Emerging Melbourne Writer

History teaches us to learn from our mistakes. It gives us identity. From who we were, we learn more about who we are now.

I am an emerging writer in Melbourne. I write history for young readers. The past is brimming with real and fantastical people, each with wondrous stories to tell – I seek to bring them back to life.

Come take a step back in time with me.

Works in progress

A chapter book series – in progress – for independent readers.

Jillian Magus

What would you do if you got lost in the past? If your whole life changed in the blink of an eye and you couldn’t get home?

Jillian’s life is turned upside down when she learns the family secret – she can travel back in time!

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A novel – in progress – for middle grade readers.


As the youngest of her many brothers and sisters, fourteen- year-old Antoine, an archduchess of Austria, was never considered much more than a pretty doll.

But when an alliance between Austria and France must be made, Antoine is contracted to seal the deal – by marriage.

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