I am an Australian author of historical fantasy and alternative history.
I have a particular interest in writing about women in historical settings who defy the expectations of their society and their time period. My books are for readers who enjoy stories with a basis in history or mythology mixed with fantastical elements.
My other interests include canine nutrition, jellyfish and trying to get fit before the zombies come.
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Me
1 I studied Ancient Greek at university because I wanted to read Homer in his own language.
2 I’m fascinated by miniatures and tiny things, and am building my own dollhouse.
3 I studied to be a journalist because I thought that would provide a more reliable income than writing. I hated it because I wasn’t telling my own stories, only repeating what somebody else had already said.
4 If I wasn’t a writer, I would have been a marine biologist except that I get very, very sea sick. I’m also claustrophobic under water so that was never going to work out.
5 I never ever look into a mirror in a dark room.