Book Submission – My Muslims: Killing it in Maldives Insha’Allah

Maldives! Where girls are flogged, and sometimes jailed, for being sexually abused if they cannot dig up four witnesses; on the bright side, dogs are banned so the daily road-cleaning ladies never have to wrangle dog-shit.  From research, I believe I am only the second person to write about living in the Maldives (apart from … Continue reading Book Submission – My Muslims: Killing it in Maldives Insha’Allah

Memoir and Voice and Why You Need to Sharpen Up

Whilst Frank McCourt [Angela's Ashes] and Augusten Burroughs [Running With Scissors; A Wolf at the Table] survived accusations of inaccuracies in their memoirs, James Frey's highly successful A Million Little Pieces, 2002 [featured on Oprah's Book Club] did not help the genre when it was later revealed he made up 70 per cent.  However, the truly … Continue reading Memoir and Voice and Why You Need to Sharpen Up