Writer (noun). An organism that turns caffeine into books.

Hi. I write fiction for adults, children, and everyone in between. I'm a shameless genre-whore.

And yes, I do love coffee.

Vote on one of my chapters? That's a followin.

Comment on one of my chapters? You better believe that's a followin.

HOTEL AMBROSE: Weird urban fantasy set in the 1980s.

THE SEVEN SLEEPERS: Upper middle grade adventure sci-fi fantasy humour mystery and a partridge in a pear tree.

THE DEVIL'S BONES is the sequel to Sleepers.

TALES: Short stories. A fable, a war story, and two tales of horror.

Some books I've enjoyed, in no particular order:

True Grit - Charles Portis
The Hotel New Hampshire - John Irving
Perdido Street Station - China Mieville
Elizabeth Is Missing - Emma Healey
The Minotaur Takes A Cigarette Break - Steven Sherrill
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
The Bridge To Terabithia - Katherine Paterson
Red Dragon - Thomas Harris
Tropic of Capricorn - Henry Miller
The Outsiders - SE Hinton
The Mayor of Casterbridge - Thomas Hardy
The Devils of Loudon - Aldous Huxley
The Long Walk - Stephen King
Presumed Innocent - Scott Turow
Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
Mystic River - Dennis Lehane
For Whom The Bell Tolls - Ernest Hemingway
Papillon - Henri Charriere
Shantaram - Gregory David Roberts
Tuck Everlasting - Natalie Babbitt
Don Quixote - Cervantes
Coraline - Neil Gaiman
Watership Down - Richard Adams
Magician - Raymond Feist
The Crossing - Cormac McCarthy
The Godfather - Mario Puzo
Hatchet - Gary Paulsen

and everything by...

Jonathan Stroud
Nelson Demille
Roald Dahl
Susanna Clarke
Robert Cormier
Ursula Le Guin
James A Michener
HP Lovecraft
John Steinbeck
MR James
JK Rowling
Paul Jennings
W Somerset Maugham
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • JoinedMay 30, 2015

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Hello me lovelies.I decided on a whim to upload a new novel here. Reason is that none of my novels qualify for the Wattys (Devil's Bones just missed the cut-off date, bugger), and even though I've n...
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Hotel Ambrose by mchawkinsauthor
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