Mat Larkin is full of it.
I mean, he says he’s a writer of exciting middle-grade adventure stories, but anyone could say that. He’s been overheard telling people he crafts tales where the not-quite-ordinary meets the nearly impossible, but if that’s true, what wouldn’t he make up?
Did he really write for the ZacPowerseries? Does he currently work as a mental health writer? Is this entire biography part of his cunning web of fiction? It seems likely.
No-one with half a brain in their head believes he lives in Melbourne with an incredible wife and an improbable son.
I’ll give him this, though: The Orchard Undergroundishis first novel.