Dorothy Cormack


I am a psychiatric nurse, mother and writer. Born in the country but the city is my home and I like writing stories that use lots of Australian slang within the genre of crime. Recent selection of being runner-up in the inaugural South Australia's Clare Writers' Festival Short Story Competition for 2013 story called Mystery in the Clare Valley.

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Mystery in the Clare Valley
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: Australian English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This tale was runner up winner at the Clare Writer's Festival which is a National Short Story contest in Australia. An intriguing story of an elderly woman who loses her cat and ends up in peril of her life.
Price: Free! Words: 60,340. Language: Australian English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A chilling tale that will stay on your mind long after you close the last page. A fictional place set in Australia around the year 2003 and involves bikies, prostitutes and some drug use.
One Good Dead
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Gabriel stood and walked stiffly towards the direction they indicated with the gun. The hut was small with a dirt floor and on one wall a wooden post and metal chain.
Price: Free! Words: 46,490. Language: Australian English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Page turning suspense...guaranteed all night reading as the secrets unfold...a story long overdue about an internet serial killer. The novel is a series of interrelated stories set in a fictional town in Australia with Australian slang and humour. All stories are brought together at the end as in life itself a complex web of deception, love triangles, lust, secrets, lies and intrigue...murder.
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A short story that is designed to suit a one parent family and therefore normalize it to be just as normal as famlies of two biological parents. Also offers problem solving strategies and aim to improve the self esteem of small children.
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A woman's struggle to get back into the work force after years of being a mother and a house-wife.
Deliciously Buttered
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A quirky flash fiction story of 578 words, about a young girl who learns a lesson in telling the truth.

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  • Edible Art and Other Flash Fiction on July 04, 2011

    Dorothy Cormack- I love 'Just Baubles'chuck a few in from me. And the rest of the stories are great too.
  • Edible Art and Other Flash Fiction on July 04, 2011

    I just love 'Just Baubles' chuck a few in from me and the rest of the stories are great too.
  • The Climate Change Murders: A Skyla Merrick Mystery on June 18, 2014

    An interesting and clever very Australian story incorporating climate change and fraud with murders most intriguing. David keeps the reader rivited to the page with its numerous plot twists and unexpected surprises. I'm sure there will be many more novels like this to come.