E J Ouston

Biography

E J Ouston is the author of several popular books for children, including the fantasy series, The Mystery of Nida Valley. This series is based around a hidden valley where Australia's megafauna roam. She has also published picture books about the megafauna and several other books.

She is the writing tutor and editor at Gondor Writers' Centre and organizes literary festivals at Australian Literary Festivals and Book Fairs.

Where to find E J Ouston online

Where to buy in print

Books

Restoring Destiny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2022 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A Young Adult fantasy/adventure novel with the added intrigue of teenage romance. A story of magic, deceit, and a fight to save a life and right the wrongs of yesteryear.
Creative Writing Guide - Turning You Idea into a Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2021 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts
Many people can tell a story, but if it doesn’t excite and intrigue the readers on the first page they won’t read on. These guides will allow you to study in the comfort of your home and at your leisure. It contains all you need to start you on your writing journey. * The nine building blocks of story * Developing strong characters * Establishing point of view * Creating the best setting
Gondor Creative Writing Guide - Developing Your Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2021 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
When applied correctly, this knowledge will help you develop your story into an exciting book that readers can't put down. ‚ÄčIt includes: * Plotting Your Story * Waking Your imagination * Keeping Your Reader Hooked
Gondor Creative Writing Guide - Developing Memorable Characters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2021 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Every writers aim is to make their characters stand out and stay in the mind of the reader long after the story is finished. This book show you how to do that. It includes: * Developing Memorable and Realistic Characters * Personality types * Profiles of criminals * Believable Dialogue
Gondor Creative Writing Guide - Building Blocks of Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2021 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
50% of writing a great work of fiction is imagination and 50% is technical skill on how to build a great story, but these skills can be learned. This guide will introduce you to the building blocks of a great story. You need to have each one of these building blocks clear in your mind before you start writing.
Fearless Friends - Graffiti Fighters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2021 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
When Evie discovered someone had sprayed graffiti on her neighbour’s fence her blood boiled from anger and she vowed to find out who it was. And then he made it personal and she became furious.
Barben's Magic Quest The Magic Begins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Follow the adventures of four Aussie cousins as they find themselves thrust into the world of magical folk, given magic powers, and sent on a quest to save the forests of the world from destruction by an evil wizard. Join their journey around the world saving the ancient forests.
Lost in a Strange Land
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Mammals
The Adventures of Willamena Wombat is the first in a trilogy that relates the adventures of four unique Australian animals. The stories cover the lingering sorrow of leaving behind their loved ones and the interaction between the unique animals of both countries, which, while very different in appearance, live in a similar manner.
The Bunyip in The Billabong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
SYNOPSIS: The newborn lambs are going missing and Matthew thinks the bunyip that lives in a cave under the water in their billabong is taking them. His grandfather told him about it. His mum, dad and big brother say bunyips don’t exist, but Matthew is not so sure. His big brother brings home his scuba gear to find out once and for all what Matthew saw diving into the billabong.
The Mystery of Nida Valley - Captured
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,380. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Mystery of Nida Valley – Captured is book two in the Mystery of Nida Valley series. It is a story of adventure, magic, time-travel, and intrigue. Set in a hidden valley where dinosaurs and giant, ancient creatures roam, it is an enchanting tale of a group of teens who discover it is their destiny to help save these animals and stop an evil group from exploiting the valley for financial gain.
The Mystery of Nida Valley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » General
Fourteen-year-old Meg Sealy, her friend Amanda, and her older cousin Jaiden, stumble upon a secret valley where time stands still. The three friends are thrust into a dangerous world of magic, time travel, and creatures they believed extinct. They learn that it is their destiny to use their new magic skills to join the fight to save the valley from an evil break-away order, bent on exploitation.