In crime on April 9, 2012 at 6:26 am

Here’s LaeLand second guest. This week is David Mattichak’s turn. A crime fiction writer who was offered the chance to write a true crime book about the murders and the perpetrator of the county he now resides in, Australia.

For now, here’s David’s spotlight. Tomorrow, it will be time for his post and on Wednesday, he’ll tell us his view about making evil a true crime writer’s message. Enjoy.

D G Mattichak jr was born in the United States in 1963 and spent the first half of his childhood in upstate New York before immigrating from his native Syracuse to Melbourne, Australia in the antipodes. After attending one of Melbourne’s exclusive private schools he went on to study art before navigating the twists and turns of life to become an al a carte chef.

Always looking for an adventure and drawn by the esoteric David is a long time student of the occult arts and is well known for his writing on Magick and Thelema. After spending 25 years working in some of Melbourne’s best kitchens he decided to make the fiscally dubious choice of embarking on a career as a freelance writer.

As a freelancer David writes on a broad range of topics and is also a regular contributor to Moot Magazine. David has recently ghost written a book about Australia’s most wanted man and plans to write a sequel in the future while there are also plans for several more books, both novels and nonfiction books.

David is also an avid blogger and shares his thoughts on D G Mattichak jr’s Blog- Blogging About Everything and shares his thoughts on occult topics on Ankhafnakhonsu’s Magick Blog. He has been publishing articles on a variety of subjects for many years and has also published four books. His first novel Loot, a pop noir crime fiction novel set in Melbourne, A Comment on the Verses of the Book of the Law which explains Thelema and its message, Give Us This Day Our Daily Blog, a collection of his most popular blog posts and most recently Master of the Crossroads, a steampunk inspired Voodoo horror story.

D G Mattichak jr is married and lives in Melbourne with his wife Michelle and their two cats.


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