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Alex Isle is the author of the Young Adult literature fantasy novel Scale Of Dragon, Tooth Of Wolf and nonfiction children's book, Wolf Children. A collection of post apocalyptic stories set in Perth, Nightsiders, was published in 2011 and is available from Kindle. Other stories have been sold to markets such as Sword and Sorceress [USA], Aurealis, Orb, Agog, Unanticipated [USA] and Shiny, an online YA fiction magazine. He has received Australian Aurealis and Ditmar awards for his speculative fiction.
Published Jan 6, 2020 · 4,912 words (18 minutes) · 1 like · 32 views
Simon Harnett is the first president of the new Australian Republic. So far he has led a charmed political life but now the legendary Maiden, Mother and Crone come demanding that he pay the price for what he has achieved, in order to prevent horrors that are to come.
Published Oct 31, 2019 · 8,046 words (30 minutes) · 1 like · 42 views
Two parents deal with the Family Court - but one is on the Moon and one is on her way to Mars. Somewhere has to be found for their children, or will they find somewhere for themselves?
Published Sep 26, 2019 · 5,687 words (21 minutes) · 4 likes · 561 views
In the far-flung space colony of New Ceres, everyone is stuck in the past, but no one is willing to talk about it. When Mary Bennet and Professor Moriarty arrive, anachronisms in a time machine, they become embroiled with the local criminal element as they seek to discover what happened to Earth. Australian author Alex Isle has received the Aurealis and Ditmar awards, and published many short stories, as well as a YA fantasy novel called Scale of Dragon, Tooth of Wolf.
Fiction Series: Ongoing 3 Chapters
Updated Jun 30, 2019 · 20,767 words (76 minutes) · 2 likes · 393 views
This story is set in a world of extreme climate change, in a city now abandoned due to extreme climate change and known as the Nightside by those who chose to stay there anyway without the support of civilisation. Ellen, a school teacher, knows she should have seen the crunch coming but let herself deny it anyway. Now she needs to decide her unexpected future. This is a Work in Progress, not part of the four stories already published in Nightsiders .
Published Jun 4, 2019 · 5,227 words (20 minutes) · 3 likes · 247 views
This story, The Sky Chief's Tale, was written in 2008, part of a collection edited by Dirk Flinthart, called Canterbury 2100, where the writers took part in a futuristic take on the Canterbury tales. Passengers on a broken down nuclear-powered train are on pilgrimage to Canterbury, the new capital, to attend celebrations in honour of King Charles V. They tell one another their stories to pass the time while they wait for rescue.
Published Mar 17, 2019 · 9,220 words (34 minutes) · 1 like · 216 views
This story is what happened when I read the Bible. Be afraid. Also, Endor refers to the Old Testament character the Sorceress of Endor, not the Star wars moon with the unbearable little furry creatures.