Matthew S. Wilson

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I grew up in Melbourne, Australia and was an avid reader as a kid. Coupled with a love of cinema, I've always enjoyed fast-paced, plot-driven stories. In my late teens I was determined to write a screenplay of my own. Unfortunately I seemed to specialise in half-finished screenplays, subconsciously based on Quentin Tarantino films. Perhaps I didn’t have anything of my own to say?

I graduated from the University of Melbourne and started a career in Technology. In desperate need of some life experience, I moved to London in 2003 on a whim. I travelled around Europe as much as I could, always carrying a notebook with me to capture new ideas whenever they appeared. I took some writing classes and in 2009 I proudly submitted my first screenplay.
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So it's been over a year since my last blog entry (Harper Lee is more prolific than I am!), so I've decided to write a brief update on where I'm at with my second novel.


I've written over 120,000 words which is 40,000 more than The Devil's in the Detail. The only problem is ... the story had gaps which I thought would magically fill themselves in. Unsurprisingly, they didn't - and the last 6 mon...

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The Devil's in the Detail

4.50 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Brilliant. Don/Sheldon is a great character.
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A fascinating insight into Franco's Spain. Well written but more of a collection of essays than a novel. Nonetheless, extremely useful for my own research into this period of Spain's history.
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