The Corrella's Shower
Animal Encounters was published in 2012 by Catchfire Press, Newcastle, Australia. Jan's story, The Corrella's Shower, appears in this book, which was launched at Newcastle Art Gallery on Thursday, 29th November, 2012.
Commended Short Stories
Jan was commended in the Alice Sinclair Competition for her short story, Clown Face, in 2016, and in 2018 for the story, Tony is Angry. The latter story was reprinted in January 2020 as The end of the Line in Beneath the Surface, an anthology published by Lake Macquarie branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers. A whale of a Tale was also published in the same volume.
Shiver My Ears
Inspired by a cosy morning discussion of dreams with her grandson Tane, aboard their sailing boat, this story is a tale of a tail, a dog and a rabbit (the infamous soft friend Bunny Course) and explores how dreams intertwine with reality.
The White Wallaby of Adventure Bay
Written for her grandchildren, this book outlines the family's adventure to find the mystical white wallabies of Bruny Island in Tasmania.