TaraElla

Biography

TaraElla is a singer-songwriter and an author. She identifies as a liberal and a liberal feminist.

She is most well known for the promotion of the 'Princess's Spirit', independent culture creation, a form of 'back-to-basics' liberalism that combines elements of both Rawls-style liberalism and libertarianism, and liberal feminist ideas based on this particular form of liberalism.

She is also a keen supporter of marriage equality, a version of family values that is LGBT-inclusive (she calls this 'adaptive family values'), and marriage privatization.

Where to find TaraElla online


Books

The Princess's Spirit Trilogy #1-3: An Early 21st Century Liberty Movement Story
Price: Free! Words: 56,000. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Angelle's vision is based on freedom, dreams, love and fairness. However, the culture wars, and the influence of global movements from the Tea Party to the Occupy Protests, combine to make Pacificland a daily ideological warzone. Meanwhile reforms like marriage equality stalled seemingly forever. With her own dreams on the line, will Angelle stay true to her values?
Feminism Isn't A Political Party: My Case for a Real Liberal Feminism
Price: Free! Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is a book about liberal feminism, why feminism should be liberal, and what real liberal feminism should look like, in my humble opinion.
3 Movements (Feminism, LGBT Rights, Marriage Equality), 2 Diaries, 1 Trans Woman's Message
Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Natalie is a young trans woman living in the early 21st century. Her diaries chart both her own transition story, and the cultural and political events of the 2000s and 2010s in the US, UK and Australia. In the beginning, she had felt rejected by feminism all her life, and also decided to reject feminism. However, as feminism changed, so did her perspective.
Liberal Revival Now: A Moral and Practical Case for a 21st Century Back-to-Basics Liberalism
Price: Free! Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book will demonstrate why liberalism remains the best political ideology, for both the culturally conservative and progressive alike. Moreover, liberalism is also a cultural attitude, one where freedom of speech, respect of each other’s moral consciences, and rational debate are encouraged. A revival of liberalism would also mean a revival of these values.
Marriage Privatization: What, Why, and most importantly, How
Price: Free! Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This book is a first attempt to pave a practical way towards marriage privatization. It provides practical reforms that can be argued for in the sphere of everyday politics, that will ultimately lead to a society where people are truly free to opt for private marriages.
The Story of a 21st Century 'Somebody': Independent Culture Creation in the 2000s & 2010s
Price: Free! Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Throughout this book, I will be telling my own story so far, as a cultural voice in this rapidly changing world. But I will also be illustrating the wider story of how profoundly the world changed, in these first two decades of the 21st century. The technology changed first, and that was groundbreaking enough, but I think that the greatest change was in the culture.
Popular Culture and Current Affairs in the Early 21st Century (2000s & 2010s): My Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book outlines some of the major events and cultural themes of the first two decades of the 21st century. This book was written as a reference companion to my other books, especially the Princess’s Spirit novels, as my viewpoint of this period has deeply affected my writing. However, I believe it may also be interesting more generally as one ‘participant’ perspective on this period.
The Princess's Spirit Trilogy #3: The 2010s Culture Wars Trap
Price: Free! Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Historical » General
In this finale, Angelle continues to pursue her dream to become Cultural Royalty of Pacificland, while also trying to make her world a better place for all, in the name of the Princess’s Spirit. Similar to the situation in many other countries, the 2010s are a divisive time in Pacificland, and those who want their message heard have to navigate wisely and strategically.
The Princess's Spirit Trilogy #2: Unity in Liberty
Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
In this sequel, Angelle continues to pursue her dream to become Cultural Royalty of Pacificland, while also trying to make her world a better place for all, in the name of the Princess’s Spirit. However, the challenges are more than what she could ever imagine.
An Adaptive Family Values Conscience
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
The family as an institution has existed for the entire duration of human civilization, and in all but a few unfortunate exceptional cases, has served to support and enrich the lives of humans in countless generations. This book is dedicated to ideas of how we can adaptively apply the ideals of family values to modern society.
Building the Princess's Spirit World
Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Princess's Spirit is all about dreams and visions, including for a better world. It calls for love and compassion, caring for the less fortunate ones in society. It is something that touches our hearts, and has been captured in both the original Princess's Spirit novels, and other stories in books, the small screen and the big screen.
A 21st Century Manifesto for Liberty
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
If liberals, left-liberals and right-liberals alike, share something in common, it's the fundamental belief in liberty. Liberalism is unlike any other ideology, in that it does not seek to use government to social engineer a certain type of society. It's high time the true meaning of liberalism as a core belief is recognised again.
Yes, You Can Change The World Too!
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The 21st century is like no other time in human history. Just the first less than two decades that we have seen so far, the 2000s and the 2010s, have seen a great expansion in the possibilities for everyone to contribute to the cultural pool, with major implications. We need to harness this power for good, we have a responsibility to do so.
The Dreamers' Guide to Life
Price: Free! Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This is a book by a dreamer, for dreamers, and all about the dreamers' perspective on life. The message is clear: you can and should keep being a dreamer, because not only do you not want to give up too soon, but being a dreamer also helps the world in an important way.
The Princess's Spirit Trilogy #1: A Noughties Princess Spirit Story
Price: Free! Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Angelle's dream is to become Cultural Royalty of Pacificland. Her vision is based on freedom, dreams, love and fairness for all. However, she soon finds that whilst change appears to be in the air, the resistance is often even greater. With her own dreams on the line, will Angelle stay true to her values? And if she does, will it be enough to make a positive difference?
The Millennials' Quarter Life Crisis: A Generation at a Revolutionary Crossroads
Price: Free! Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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Society tends to think of 20-somethings and 30-somethings as people who are young, vibrant, have a great lifestyle and an endlessly optimistic future. But believe it or not, many 20-somethings and 30-somethings are in crisis. The book will explain this in more detail, and will have a strong focus on how we can keep our young spirits alive for the long ride ahead towards our dreams in life.
The World Needs Marriage Equality Now
Price: Free! Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
This is a collection of articles about marriage equality, written in 2011-2013, by TaraElla. TaraElla is a singer-songwriter, and has been a strong supporter of marriage equality for over a decade. Many of these articles were written to sincerely convince conservatives to come on board the movement, therefore they may be particularly useful for convincing people to support marriage equality.
Ideas for the World's Future: A Collection of Cultural, Social and Politically Themed Articles
Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
TaraElla is a singer-songwriter. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. This book contains articles she has written over the years, with ideas on how we can make the world a better place.
Be A Star in Life: A Collection of Life Empowerment Articles
Price: Free! Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
TaraElla is a singer-songwriter. She has been writing and performing music since 2003. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. This book is all about her take on life.
Eastlands Dreaming
Price: Free! Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Eastlands is a special small town, where dreams do come true more often than in the outside world. The history of Eastlands, however, has been lost, and is about to be rediscovered...

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