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Alison was born in Kenya and emigrated to Melbourne, Australia at the age of ten. She studied law at Melbourne University and has worked in a variety of areas as a lawyer, including the military. In 2000 she moved to Singapore with her husband and sons and for three years was able to pursue serious, full time writing. While in Singapore she was published in two anthologies of short stories, one of which appeared briefly in a best seller list! Apart from this minor success with short stories, she has been published in a number of other anthologies of short stories and magazines. Prior to publication Alison was a finalist in competitions, including the shortlist of the Catherine Cookson Fiction Prize, the Emma Darcy Award and the Emerald Awar ...more


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My husband cannot abide what he calls the "crying shows"... you know the ones? "So You Think You Can Dance", "Dancing with the Stars"... etc. I LOVE them. Mostly because I have no sense of rhythm and cannot dance to save myself. So I watch them covertly when he's not around.

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Description: This short story was written on a visit to New Orleans. Suffering a bad case of jet lag and not wishing to wake my room mate, I sat in the bathroom at 2.00 am and wrote it. It was inspired by a visit to Oak Alley Plantation on the Mississipi just outside New Orleans. It was first published in the Emerald Anthology of short stories put out by Romance Writers of Australia in 2007.
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