Month: June 2017

Research for The Executioner’s List: Scaling down assumptions

Never assume. This is the lesson I’m learning from my extensive research into Iranian culture in preparation for a second draft of The Executioner’s List. A front cover such as the one on Transit Tehran illustrates this idea perfectly. Why assume women don’t learn abseiling when they’re cocooned within a burka? Please observe!

Crazy About Cakes

Minnie McGill is a Queensland girl living the 1970s Joh Bjelke Petersen era, a time of complex political paranoia machinations. Nine-year-old Minnie doesn’t see the complexities  – only the simple fact of her plan. She lives for the baking world and soon enough she’s got a new book that’s going to be her road map …

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