Author Julie A. D'Arcy
JULIE A. D'ARCY-
Is the Former Founding Owner Publisher of Eternal Press--
Author Julie A. D'Arcy was born in Bendigo, Australia 1957.
In my formative years I attended Sunshine Primary in Melbourne, and 15 Mile Creek Primary in North East Victoria. For my secondary education, I attended Ovens College, Wangaratta.
At school I enjoyed writing from an early age and often had articles published in school magazines but never dreamed of becoming an author. I attended Caulfield Institute of Technology, Victoria, where I studied Art and Design, majoring in Ceramic Art.
(Now Monash University)
After leaving college I returned to Wangaratta, where I set up my own pottery business specializing in fantasy pottery, in which I still dabble. I married and had two beautiful daughters, Errin and Tegan. I have since divorced, and still live in the North East.
I am an author of 8 full length novels and 4 novellas which entail Fantasy, Fantasy Romance, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Ghost, Witch, Vampire, and Time Travel. I have been writing for over 22 years and have been published almost as long.
My first published novel WON the 1999 Dorothy Parker RIO Award for Women's Fantasy fiction. And the same novel and my second were nominated and shortlisted in several other prestigious Awards, including the Australian R.W. A Award, the U.S.A PEARL AWARD and the SAPPHIRE AWARD.
Two of my book covers came in the top 10 out of 80 in the Predators and Editors Awards in 2013. The only time I have entered such a contest. All the covers you see on my website were made by me.
I have written for publishers such as ImaJinn books, Mundania Press, Moongypsy Press, Eternal Press, Noble Romance Publishing LLC, and Double Dragon Press, Secret Cravings Publishing and am now writing for iHeart Publishing and hope soon to place some of my novels with Wild Rose Publishing.
I am also an artist potter, and freelance cover artist and video trailer maker for other authors.