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Shirley Eldridge

Shirley Eldridge

Shirley Eldridge’s previous literary works include Twenty-Four Seven and its sequel, Georgie-Girl which fictionalise her counselling experiences after working many years with Lifeline in counselling and suicide intervention training.

Prior to that Shirley authored The Rocky Girl under her maiden name of Macaree. The Rocky Girl is set in Rockhampton and chronicles life in Queensland in the 1950s and '60s. It is the forerunner to Mima, Shirley's fourth and most important...

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Eduardo Castellanos Diaz Del Castillo and Diane de Castellanos

Eduardo Castellanos Diaz Del Castillo and Diane de Castellanos

Eduardo Castellanos was born in Santa Maria del Rio, in the state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, in 1927. He studied at the National Institute of Fine Art - La Esmeralda - in Mexico City.

Diane de Castellanos was born in 1945 in Wellington NSW, moving with her parents to Canberra in 1947.

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Christine Dodson

Christine Dodson

Christine Dodson is a 52 year old woman with a BA (psychology), a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology, and a Vocational Graduate Certificate in Counselling (Loss and Grief). She volunteers as a telephone counsellor and is involved with a with a loss and grief support group. Longing for Life - the treacherous quest for motherhood through IVF is her first book.

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Jean-Marie Veronica

Jean-Marie Veronica

Jean-Marie Veronica was born in 1936 and has always been interested in spirituality. She lives in Victoria with her husband Maurice. Oneness is her first book.

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Desmond O'Connor

Desmond O'Connor

Professor Desmond O’Connor writes about flying and the Pilbara Region of Western Australia with authority and feeling after many years as an Engineer, Surveyor, Pilot and President of the Western Australia Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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Marie Louise

Marie Louise

Sydney-based Marie Louise has been a mother, daughter, lover, friend, business owner, sister and wife. She had the fortune to wake up to her truth, which has exposed a self far different to the one she has perceived before. This truth has exposed her to the power of choice, being and the human potential.

Marie now shares her insights and experiences so others can be exposed to their potential and personal...

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Ian Simpson

Ian Simpson

Ian Simpson has spent most of his 49 years living in a wheelchair, giving him a different perspective on life to a lot of people. He has been a History teacher and Learning Designer for over 25 years. He is a Paralympian and has represented Australia in the sports of table tennis and wheelchair rugby. He is likely to wince and/or roll his eyes if you call him 'brave'. Rolling...

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Rowan Hagen

Rowan Hagen

Rowan Hagen began her writing vocation with poetry before moving onto prose. Her first novel Darlo, set in the notorious underbelly of Sydney, was published in 2008 by Short Stop Press. Fearless takes its readers to coastal communities in the idealistic seventies and in the present.

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Elizabeth Margaret

Elizabeth Margaret has spent her life working with teenagers, has raised three wonderful children, and has been a foster parent to a flock of neglected and abused children and teens. She has an abiding interest in adolescent mental health. She considers herself very fortunate to be able to use her teaching and youth work skills to assist these damaged young people with their struggle to develop into functioning adults.

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Ken McLean

Ken McLean

Ken McLean lives in Bronte, Sydney, where he directs a center for the Holistic development of Body, Mind and Spirit called Shin Sen Dojo. For over forty years he has practiced and taught Aikido, Ki Energy cultivation, Macrobiotics and Ki Shiatsu.  

He has helped thousands of people achieve greater health, harmony, happiness and success through the programs he runs and personal consultations.  

Ken also surfs regularly at Bronte and is...

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