Deborah Sheldon is a professional writer from Melbourne, Australia. Her latest releases, all traditionally published, include the horror collection Perfect Little Stitches and Other Stories, the romance-suspense novella The Long Shot, and the horror novel Devil Dragon. Her short fiction has appeared in many well-respected magazines such as Quadrant, Island, Aurealis, SQ Mag, and Midnight Echo, as well as in various "best of" anthologies. Her fiction has been shortlisted for numerous Australian Shadows Awards. Other credits include TV scripts, feature articles, non-fiction books (Reed Books, Random House Australia), and award-winning medical writing.