Anne Buist on mental health, erotic fiction and co-writing

Anne Buist is the author of the psychological thrillers Medea’s Curse, Dangerous to Know, This I Would Kill For and The Long Shadow. She is a Professor of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and co-author of Two Steps Forward and Two Steps Onward, written with husband Graeme Simsion.

They discuss:

  • Anne’s early work, which was erotic fiction
  • Mental health and struggles for protagonists
  • Balancing truth with fiction
  • Keeping the readers interest
  • Planning and plotting
  • Co-writing with husband Graeme Simsion

Anne’s debut novel recommendation is Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline Bublitz

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