A Wordsmith crafts words into unique works

A Wordsmith crafts words into unique works

A Wordsmith crafts words into unique worksA Wordsmith crafts words into unique works

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

Here are some examples of her work.


Accidental Feminists: Review and Response. Australian Midwifery News, Spring 2019, pp 54-55

A workforce In Crisis: Has anything changed? Australian Midwifery News, Autumn 2017, pp 24-26

Answering an EOI to review an e-learning course, Australian Midwifery News, Spring 2015, pp 20-21

Review of Unscrambling Grief, Australian Midwifery News, Spring 2014, p 48

The web of mentoring, Australian Midwifery News, Autumn 2013, pp 18-20

Content for Online Courses

The Australian College of Midwifes Domestic Violence Modules: In December 2019 Tara was commissioned to review this course, create content that was current and relevant across Australia and create quiz questions to assess the participant's understanding.The module topics were: 

  • Understanding Domestic and Family Violence; and
  • Clinical Response to Domestic and Family Violence.

The Australian College of Midwives Refresher Program for Midwives: Tara worked on this project as a technical writer 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; and
  • 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, p 187-195 

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.