Cathryn Warburton

Disclosing the Diagnosis

by Anna TullemansISBN 978-0-9923000-3-6 Anna Tullemans’ books on Autism Spectrum Disorder always inform the reader from a place of personal experience (as a parent) and common sense. There has been abundant research into the autism spectrum by many clinicians over recent years and it is widely believed that to disclose a diagnosis from a positive

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I Can Fly A Plane

by Anna and Marty TullemansIllustrated by Marty TullemansISBN 9 780648 380603 Marty Tullemans has been flying since he was sixteen.  He was an Ansett pilot until the company’s demise and subsequently took work as a flying instructor until the opportunity arose to return to piloting commercial airliners.  He’d always wanted to show small children the

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The Adventures of Polly Rocket by Jennifer Calvert

Number 6, Tumble Tree Lane, Lavender Farm evokes a lazy safe and pretty place. Vivid imagery is a strength of this author and once again she doesn’t disappoint. In The Adventures of Polly Rocket, Jennifer Calvert has Polly Rocket the wily cat and Butterbean the silly puppy inhabit a generally harmonious house and yard with

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Emerging from the Shadows: Transcending Fear to Freedom by Elaine Lees

Elaine Lees’ memoir Emerging from the Shadows: Transcending Fear to Freedom is unique for several reasons. Firstly, Lees does not concentrate on domestic violence, yet the abuse she suffered prompted the writing of the book. Secondly, the opinion of the author’s child is also expressed in her mother’s book. Lees’ daughter, Kiri, eloquently voices how

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Amaira’s Fortune

Amaira’s Fortune received an Honourable Mention in the American Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition 2020. Contestants from all over the globe entered narratives which had to be written between the first and last lines of Aldous Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’. I’m very happy to get an HM in such a big competition. A squat grey

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Story Published in Short Fiction Break

One of my short stories has been published in the online literary magazine, Short Fiction Break. Go to https://shortfictionbreak.com/its-time/ to read my story It’s Time. Please comment if you feel inclined to and if you think it worthy, please vote in the Readers Choice Award.

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The Omega Writers Book Fair

The Omega Writers Book Fair which usually occurs each year in mid-March brings together Australasian authors with their readers.  There is a Christian theme to many of the books on sale, however, you don’t need to be a Christian writer, or a Christian for that matter, to apply for a stall or be a buyer

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Great-Grandma Elské’s Bamboo Cane – what inspired me to write it?

Great-Grandma Elské’s Bamboo Cane was inspired by a delightful woman in my weekly Tai Chi class.  Elské really did lose the cane and we looked everywhere for it.  Florence suggested the gardener might have found it and put it where it was indeed, eventually located. In the book, Elské’s emotional connection to the cane drives her

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