Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

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

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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So now it seems that the antiquities stolen from Syria during ISIS’ short-lived caliphate are turning up for sale on Facebook. ‘But that can’t be right!’ I hear you cry (even if you didn’t). ‘What about the televised – and heartbreaking -destruction of Palmyra and the museum collections I saw on the YouTubes?’ Thing is, …

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‘He began the ascent before sunrise. Shards of cold desert air sliced through the rivulets of sweat streaming down his face and back. The shivering set him dancing like a marionette, teeth chattering and parched skin drawn tight across his bones…’ Want to see what happens next? Well, the good folk @macmillanaus have kindly set …

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Tonight…

Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Cannot. Wait. So, the good folk of the University of Melbourne’s Turkish Society, and the University of Melbourne’s History Society are screening The Water Diviner movie tonight. Seemed to think I might have something to contribute on the subject! So I’m doing a Q&A after the screening. Sigh. Good times. Funny thing with stories you’ve …

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… He was almost there. Everything was prepared. One final effort and the mountain would be conquered. He would retreat into the ancient sanctuary and heft shut the entrance behind him. Finding blessed peace at last, he would drop down into the dust, lay the stone in his lap, and await oblivion. As long as …

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So excited to share this with you. The official ‘cover reveal’ of my next novel, ‘The Emerald Tablet,’ released by Pan Macmillan Jun 25. But if you’re keen as… well, something that’s very keen, get in early via Pan Macmillan pre-orders, here: https://www.panmacmillan.com.au/9781760552633/ What’s it all about? I’ll let the book speak for itself: The …

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