Alice Caroline Moon wrote a number of short stories, published in NSW newspapers. Alice Moon lived on A'Beckett Road for some years in the 1880's building "The Steyne". She was involved in a number of business ventures among them being a partner of Miss Harriet Elphinstone Dick in the Ladies' Gymnasium in Melbourne, and running the Central Restaurant for some years. On moving to Sydney she was a journalist at the Sydney Morning Herald, writing book reviews. She died in 1894 at age 38. One of her short stories, "Old Denny", was set in Upper Beaconsfield. Have a read of it.
OLD DENNY. A BUSH STORY.
Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932), Sat 17 Dec 1892, p5
Other short stories.
Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932), Sat 17 Dec 1892, p6
The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 - 1912), Sat 17 Dec 1892, p3
Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932), Sat 23 Dec 1893, p6
THE RED-HAIRED BOY.
Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932), Sat 23 Dec 1893, p17