I live two hours north of Sydney in the Hunter Valley, Australia, with my partner David and dog Banjo. Books have been my passion since childhood, and writing has always been my dream. The journey to publishing my novel Omniscience has been a long and interesting one.
After doing the nine-to-five grind in Sydney for a decade, with a couple of stints as a high school teacher and bank teller in the outback, I’m currently relishing the freedom that comes with living in a small town and working part-time.
When the pandemic hit, I’d already been working from home for a couple of years. It’s been fascinating to see others adapting to my ‘normal.’ I’m fascinated by changing trends in the way we work and live, brought about by technology and science, and now, the pandemic. I chose to write a speculative thriller because it’s an exciting genre that asks important questions about the future.
My novel Omniscience was written well before the pandemic, but it tackles many contemporary issues around authoritarianism, tracking technology and conspiracy theories. It reflects the zeitgeist in a way I couldn’t have foreseen when I started writing it. It’s also an entertaining and exciting read in its own right. I hope you enjoy it.