Debbie was born in the UK, moving to Kenya when she was eight years old. She returned to England and went to the boarding school previously attended by the Bronte sisters, 200 years prior, in the isolated Cumbrian moors. After completing school in England, Debbie moved with her family to Australia where she remained for many years. She has travelled extensively in Africa, Europe and England and likes to draw on her experiences for inspiration.
Although Debbie has been a writer of stories her whole life, it is only in more recent years that she started pursuing this professionally. She created, wrote for, edited, published and distributed a community magazine in East Sussex before returning to Western Australia to firmly cement her position as a writer. She has completed a Bachelor of Writing, majoring in Creative Writing and English. She is currently taking Honours in Writing at university, as part of post-graduate studies, where she is pursuing practice-led research. She is passionate about presenting a new aspect to Australian history through her fiction writing, which contributes new knowledge to the field.
Where to find Deborah Weetman online
Travelling Time Plains
This is a poetry collection that scans many different topics: love, nature, travel, inspiration, history and general.
The Story Trail
In the gallant world of ball gowns and society parties, a young woman questions her life. Does she really have to succumb to the pressure of expectation or can she soar free, achieving her dreams? An unexpected meeting rocks her world and she carries the effects of this through the passage of time.
Beyond Captive Seas
This story spans time, connecting with key events that led to that fateful day when Ariana met her destiny and had her world tipped upside down, again. Stolen, when she was only six years old, Ariana had been forced to work as a slave on a smuggling ship. She endured the heartache for many years until one event forced her to make a decision that would change her life forever...
Inspired by true events, this story highlights the mysterious motives of life. Why is life so brutal and yet so kind? Is everything determined by ‘fate’. This story tells of a tragedy that left a woman devastated and disillusioned with life. And yet, it injects hope, when, through a strange set of circumstances, this event leads her back to her one true love.
A young woman, hurt by love, sits in a café contemplating the future. She is unaware that her destiny lies just around the corner or, in fact, in the café.
This piece of flash fiction delves into a chance meeting on a traumatic day during World War II in Belgium. It was inspired by true events.
The Universal Seam
A Science Fiction Fantasy answering the age old question of who am I? Lara had always wondered about her place in the world . Her disillusionment at finding the answer led her on a trail half way across the world and beyond discovering long lost secrets and loves. As she unravelled the truth, her identity and destiny became clear.
A Letter to the Universe
a movie sparks a memory buried deep in the recesses of a young woman’s mind; a memory of a life once lived in another time, another place. how will the realisation of wrong decisions set her on a course of discovery?
Beyond Skies and Plains
Serena was just an every-day English girl until the day her father announced they were going to live in Africa. Drawn into a brilliant world of colour and culture, she was catapulted into a dangerous game that would see her mature to womanhood and face consequences beyond skies and plains.