Fiona Basile has been writing and photographing in one guise or another for the past 18 years. (See

Fiona works full time as a freelancer, based in Melbourne, Australia, though she can often be found in an aeroplane travelling interstate or internationally.

Shhh … God is in the silence is the fruit of a 30-day silent retreat Fiona took part in, in 2015 on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta.

The retreat gave Fiona the space and time to not only hear God speaking to her heart, but to listen to the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. Here are the words of the book in her journal…



When not writing or photographing, Fiona can be found on the dance floor, hanging out with her gorgeous nephews, or cooking/eating food!

Fiona is available for book readings at book stores, libraries, schools, homes, community clubs or parent’s club events. Call Fiona on 0407 879 991 or email

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