Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Screenwriter and bestselling author of 'The Honourable Thief', 'The Emerald Tablet', and 'The Water Diviner'.

To say that our country is in the grip of an apocalyptic m oment in its history is not an exaggeration. The feeling of impotence, grief and desperation I’ve been feeling from the safety and comfort of my safe house (literally… my house is safe) in the heart of a smoke-clogged Melbourne is overwhelming. Yeah, …

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So, a little project I co-wrote a while ago has been nominated for what amounts to an Aussie Emmy. A modest little series starring a guy you may have seen in the odd movie or tv show. It, and the book I wrote to accompany the series, is something I’ll always be very proud of. …

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… and even if you didn’t – in response to those of you who live outside Australia and New Zealand and have asked about purchasing the book I penned to accompany the TV series, The Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill, I have it on good authority that it will land in …

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When ABC Radio calls you in for a chat with the fabulous Sarah MacDonald on the nationwide programme, Nightlife, and tells you that you’re going to be transmitting from ‘The Tardis’… … the logical assumption is that you’ve either misheard, or the person giving the instructions is a Doctor Who tragic who has been at the …

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A funny exchange with a friend recently. Already rather bemused by my fairly colourful/convoluted/dysfunctional career path, she overheard me discussing my forthcoming publications with another friend. “A COOKBOOK? WHAT!? You’ve written a bloody COOKBOOK now?” she exclaimed. No, I explained. Not a ‘cookbook’. But a ‘Cook book’. As in – a book about James Cook, …

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