A Wordsmith crafts words into unique works

 In addition to children's books, Tara has written other materials. 

Here are some examples of her work.


 A workforce In Crisis: Has anything changed? Australian Midwifery News, Autumn 2017, pp24-26

Answering an EOI to review an e-learning course, Australian Midwifery News, Spring 2015, pp20-21

Review of Unscrambling Grief, Australian Midwifery News, Spring 2014, p48

The web of mentoring, Australian Midwifery News, Autumn 2013, pp18-20

Content for Online Courses

The Australian College of Midwives Refresher Program for Midwives: Tara worked on this project from February 2018-April 2019, updating and writing additional content, quiz questions and case studies for the four core modules of this online course. The modules were:

  • Introduction to contemporary midwifery practice in Australia;
  • Assessment and management of the antenatal period including common pregnancy variations;
  • Assessment and management of labour and birth;
  • Assessment and management of the postnatal period.

Dehydration: considerations and concerns for the midwife: During May and August 2014 Tara was commissioned by the Australian College of Midwives to research and write the midwifery content for this e-learning course. She also wrote some scenarios for assessment.

Neonatal Resuscitation: In April 2014 She wrote some scenarios for assessment for this e-learning course by the Australian College of Midwives.  

Short Stories

The Joy of Autonomy, in Vernon D (ed), With Women. Midwives Experiences: from shift work to continuity of care, 2007, Australian College of Midwives, Canberra, Australia, pp187-195 

Book Reviews

From November 2015 - August 2018 Tara was a volunteer reviewer for Raising Literacy Australia, reviewing adult and young adult books for the Big Book Club web pages.