BOOK LAUNCH: Guest Claire Wilkinson, Cr Kathy Duff and author Barbara Hartmann King cut the pink ribbon to launch the 'Short Story Collection' on November 13.
BOOK LAUNCH: Guest Claire Wilkinson, Cr Kathy Duff and author Barbara Hartmann King cut the pink ribbon to launch the 'Short Story Collection' on November 13. Contributed

Murgon author releases short stories in time for Christmas

A MURGON author has launched her latest book with a morning of stories and sweets.

Barbara Hartmann King revealed her latest offering, an illustrated book of short stories, Short Story Collection - Life is a Journey, at a morning tea launch at the Murgon Uniting Church hall earlier this month.

"It was a proud turnout with many friends and wonderful food,” Ms Hartman King said.

The author has previously published an outback drama series, the Coloured Sands Trilogy and decided to try her hand at something different.

"The short story collection is both fact and fiction, with the first and last stories in the book giving a glimpse into my personal life,” she said.

Councillor Kathy Duff opened the launch and said the book full of short stories would make a wonderful gift for Christmas.

All of Ms Hartmann King's books, including poetry collections, were on display at the launch.

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