Dorothy Cormack

Biography

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
By Dorothy Cormack
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: Australian English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Parasite
By Dorothy Cormack
Price: Free! Words: 60,340. Language: Australian English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction
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
By Dorothy Cormack
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
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.
Dread
By Dorothy Cormack
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: Australian English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
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.
ONLY ON SUNDAYS
By Dorothy Cormack
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
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.
THE BEST COOK IN THE WORLD
By Dorothy Cormack
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A woman's struggle to get back into the work force after years of being a mother and a house-wife.
Deliciously Buttered
By Dorothy Cormack
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A quirky flash fiction story of 578 words, about a young girl who learns a lesson in telling the truth.

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