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

Hi. My name is Matt and I live in Melbourne, Australia. I write fiction for adults, children, and everyone in between. I'm a shameless genre-whore. When not writing fiction I can be found building websites, writing copy about boring stuff like filtration, feeding people who confuse you're and your to crocodiles, and performing in bands.

Yes and 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.

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

The Hotel New Hampshire - John Irving
Perdido Street Station - China Mieville
Elizabeth Is Missing - Emma Healey
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan
David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
The Bridge To Terabithia - Katherine Paterson
Red Dragon - Thomas Harris
Tropic of Capricorn - Henry Miller
The Mayor of Casterbridge - Thomas Hardy
East of Eden - John Steinbeck
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
The Fountainhead - Ayn Rand
Magician - Raymond Feist
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway - Robert Cormier
The Crossing - Cormac McCarthy
High Fidelity - Nick Hornby
The Godfather - Mario Puzo
Hatchet - Gary Paulsen

and everything by...

Nelson Demille
Roald Dahl
Frank L Baum
James A Michener
HP Lovecraft
MR James
W Somerset Maugham

And make sure you check out my Favourites list for some superb writers I've found on Wattpad.
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • JoinedMay 30, 2015



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Okay, so this is a long shot, but does anyone recognise the painting I've adopted for the new cover of Seven Sleepers?  I found it on one of those free wallpaper sites, which had no information about...
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Ward is only 12 years old and has already killed a man. Sold into slavery and faced with execution, he escapes into the city of Bareheep, where he is recruited by master criminal Saint Nick. Nick plans to relea...
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