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Madeleine D'Este

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Growing up in Tasmania, Madeleine now lives in inner city Melbourne surrounded by books. After studying law (and never practising) and travelling the world, Madeleine now lives a double life, immersed in the corporate world by day and writing female-led speculative fiction or podcasting by night.

When not writing, Madeleine enjoys podcasts, knitting, forteana, indie films, kettle bells and coffee as 'black as midnight on a moonless night'.

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Madeleine D'Este I'm finalising the next episodes in The Antics of Evangeline series. Next up (coming in Aug/Sept 2016) is Evangeline and the Bunyip. A bunyip is a…moreI'm finalising the next episodes in The Antics of Evangeline series. Next up (coming in Aug/Sept 2016) is Evangeline and the Bunyip. A bunyip is a mythical Australian monster.(less)
Madeleine D'Este The Antics of Evangeline series was initially inspired by the writing of Gail Carriger (such fun!). Then I heard a fact - Melbourne (where I live) was…moreThe Antics of Evangeline series was initially inspired by the writing of Gail Carriger (such fun!). Then I heard a fact - Melbourne (where I live) was the second largest city in the British Empire in 1882. This sparked the idea of setting a steampunk story in Melbourne.
Then I drew on my own love of the weird, the wonderful and the supernatural with a touch of silliness. And Evangeline was born.(less)
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