Aspiring Australian YA Fantasy Author

Mia K Rose is a statistics and data analyst who lives in Gold Coast and, though the job may be analytical, loves the realms of fantasy. She is a member of SCBWI, QWC and Brisbane Writer’s Festival. Mia has a degree in Masters of Letters (Creative Writing) from CQUniversity.


  • Aries

  • ISFJ-T

  • Ravenclaw


Completed Writing



  • Category: YA

  • Genre: Dark Fantasy

  • Word Count: 73,000

When a sixteen-year-old is sent to a magical prison, past and present collide as a darkness threatens to rise and she races to stop it.

Through Fog and Thorns

  • Category: YA

  • Genre: Horror Fantasy

  • Word Count: 63,000

When Neiva, the seventeen-year-old daughter of the Inquisitor, kills her first witch, it’s only her first taste of how deadly magic can be.

Nights of Blood and Magic

  • Category: YA

  • Genre: Dark High Fantasy

  • Word Count: 72,500

Seventeen-year-old Idonea hasn’t been exposed much to the outside world. But she does know three things: how to perform dark magic, that daemons exist and to never awaken a spirit in the graveyard.

Of Fire and Shadow

  • Category: YA

  • Genre: Urban Fantasy

  • Word Count: 69,500

Sixteen-year-old Talitha Martin's body turns into smoke, and she can’t control it. It started three years ago. Now, shadows have started stalking her, and she knows better than to tell anyone.


  • Category: YA

  • Genre: Contemporary Fantasy

  • Word Count: 73,500

Sixteen-year-old Aisling Boville must use her unwanted necromancy powers to solve a string of murders and clear her name—it's too bad dead bodies make her nauseous.

Life Bound

  • Category: YA

  • Genre: Paranormal

  • Word Count: 84,000

For all her life Iris has managed to keep the secret from the outside world of her half water nymph heritage. Her innate powers can heal others and herself, but only if she replenishes her life-force from other living beings. If discovered, it could mean her death.

Conferences Attended

  • Brisbane Writer's Festival

    • Years attended: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

  • GenreCon

    • Years attended: 2013, 2014, 2015

  • CYA Conference

    • Years attended: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

  • WriteOnCon

    • Years attended: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019

Brisbane Writer's Festival Member (Festival Friend) since 2013

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators since July 2013

Queensland Writers Centre member since 2012

Australian Society of Authors associate member

Member of Gold Coast Novel Writers


Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science

  • Institution: University of South Australia

  • Year Completed: 2017

Masters of Letters (Creative Writing)

  • Institution: CQUniversity

  • Year Completed: 2013

Master of Digital Media

  • Institution: University of New Castle

  • Year Completed: 2010

Bachelor of Games and Interactive Entertainment

  • Institution: Queensland University of Technology

  • Year Completed: 2009