Linda Brooks

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Industry Arts
Occupation Author
Location Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia
Introduction After over 20 years of working as a registered nurse, predominately in aged care, I have found my 'voice' and the passion to pursue my dream to write. I have two non fiction books, 'A Curious and Inelegant Childhood' and 'I'm not broken, I'm just different'. Three illustrated children's books, 'Callen the Chameleon', 'The Frog that Hiccupped' and 'Ethereal Land. My adult fiction includes, 'Under the Bracken Fern' and 'The Unprize'-part of a romance trilogy.
Interests Observing, creating, painting, listening, dancing, crusading, writing to politicians, telling stories, dreaming, imagining, soap-boxing, renovating.
Favorite Movies Saving Grace, Australia, Grumpy Old Men, Mamma Mia, Beauty and the Beast, Walk the Line, Chicago, Don't Tell Her Its Me, The In-Laws.
Favorite Music Meatloaf, Pink, Jimmy Barnes, Les Miserables, Amici, Robbie Williams, James Blunt, Edith Piaf, Roy Orbison.
Favorite Books Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson, Middlemarch by George Eliot, The Red Thread by Leslie Walters, Venetia by Georgette Heyer, The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom, My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin, Families and How to Survive them by John Cleese and Robyn Skinner, Eucaplyptus by Murray Bail, Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey, Love Honour and Betray by Kathy Lette, Look Me in the Eye by John Elder Robison, Caring and other highwire acts edited by John Holton.