Hettie Ashwin has been widely published in magazines and on-line. Her writing includes humorous, column style articles, short stories, novels and non fiction boating pieces, which is handy as she lives on a boat in Queensland Australia. She also has had some of her short stories included in anthologies in UK, USA and Australia. Hettie has won several writing competitions including Everyman Bollinger P.G. Wodehouse prize, Collins Dictionary new word prize, Verandah Journal prize. Her Speculative fiction novel (highly commended at Varuna and the Queensland Arts Council awards) and Thriller novel (a competition winner) are published by Morris Publishing. Hettie also self published a humorous novel and a collection of short stories in 2010 and has another humorous novel under contract with Blackbuck Publishing India.