To publish books and provide opportunities that change lives.


To be a professional publishing house that releases books telling stories that connect people, and through those connections to build strong, supportive communities where everyone is free and able to live their best life.
To provide professional peer-to-peer development opportunities for authors, illustrators, artists, and creatives face to face and online.


Our authors, readers, and collaborators are our most important and best asset.
Everyone has a story worth telling.
Our books will be produced to the highest standard possible.
Family first always.
Hard work is fun when its doing something you love – and we love telling stories.

Based in Canberra, Australia, and founded in 2017, Shooting Star released its first books in 2018 and has an extensive publishing and professional development schedule through 2023 and onwards.