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Rachel Nightingale

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Rachel Nightingale is a writer, playwright, educator and actor. With a passion for story telling and the theatre, it was only natural that her first fantasy series would centre on both. She lives in regional Australia with her family, a very bossy cat and the cutest dog in the world.

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Rachel Nightingale I go back to the books I loved as a child and read for the wonder of it, until I fall in love with words and the magic of stories all over again.…moreI go back to the books I loved as a child and read for the wonder of it, until I fall in love with words and the magic of stories all over again. Anything by Susan Cooper, Diana Wynne Jones, Jane Yolen or CS Lewis (among others) reminds me of why I dreamed of becoming a writer.(less)
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I never dreamed of writing the “Great Australian Novel” or selling enormous amounts of books. I just wanted to tell stories. The world needs them. It always has.

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