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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.
Fiction Series: Ongoing 3 Chapters
Updated Jun 30, 2019 · 19,684 words (72 minutes) · 2 likes · 76 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) · 2 likes · 86 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 · 105 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.
Published Jan 7, 2019 · 5,570 words (21 minutes) · 4 likes · 161 views
Myra, living alone in a block of flats, is intrigued and tormented by a gang of mysterious children who bear the names and play the games of children 100 years earlier. Then the boy who leads the gang asks her to join them....