About Me

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My Story

Austin is a Australian writer of speculative fiction, a lover of language, literature and ’90s TV.


Armed with a psychology degree, he went out into the world to study humanity, and now prefers the company of his wife and their  greyhounds.


He grew up in Victoria’s high country, and despite living in Melbourne for the past decade, feels more at home amongst the mountains. You’ll often find mountains in his stories, whether sci-fi, fantasy or alternative history.

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My Inspiration

I've been a voracious reader my whole life, and from a young age became addicted to the symbolism and hope of Fantasy and Science Fiction.  I write Speculative Fiction; so Science Fiction, Alternative History and Horror.  I want my stories to remind people that they  don't need to have super powers or magic to make a difference.  And in the end, we're going to have to save ourselves.

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Join My Journey

Keep coming back for updates.  

In my blog I'm going to share my journey, share book reviews and stories.  You can also follow me on twitter  @AustinPSheehan.

As a member of the Aussie Speculative Fiction group, you can also find some of my stories and find out more about other amazing authors at the ASF website https://aussiespeculativefiction.com.