Members Acknowledgments


Nicolette (Nik) Macdougall

Nik Macdougall blogs from the ‘burbs of Perth. She has two very energetic furbabies (dobermann and springer spaniel) that rule her world, providing endless fodder for blog-tales. The rest of her subject matter is as varied as the seasons and the pieces of china and glass she uses to create unusual mosaics. Follow her adventures at

Nik’s latest publication, Girdle of Bones, a memoir based on 30 years of extraordinary medical history, her migration from Africa to Australia and the personal growth that these events provided, is available both as an e-book via Amazon and a paperback from CreateSpace.


Shirley Rowland

A long-time member of several writing groups, I joined my first one in 1998. I joined The Society of Women Writers WA in August 2010.

I write short stories in a variety of genres, dabble in poetry and have attempted several novels. My short stories have been published in twenty-four group anthologies to date.

I have just self-published my first novel, Return to Crossways on  It is a romantic home-coming story set in rural Australia. More information can be found on my website at


Asha Rajan

Asha is a writer of fiction and creative non-fiction. She is currently working on a novelette that grew from a series of flash fiction pieces. Asha is published in a variety of places including Modern LossPANKDead Housekeeping, YeahWrite and SheKnows.

She blogs at

You can follow Asha on Twitter @asha_on_45.