To publish books 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 every one is free and able to live their best life.


Our authors, readers and collaborators are our most important and best asset.
Every one 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 schedule through 2019 and 2020.

Shooting Star imprints

Blue Star

Fiction, including novels, fictionalised historical accounts
and literary works.

Dark Star

Speculative and science fiction.

New  Star

Children’s stories – especially those written by children.

True Star

Biographies and non-fiction-
especially where the work connects people
and can assist in building communities.