Matt Whyman
Matt Whyman is a bestselling author for adults and younger readers. His latest novel, American Savage, is published by Hot Key Books, as is the tenth anniversary edition of Boy Kills Man. The paperback edition of his memoir, Walking with Sausage Dogs, is published by Hodder & Stoughton.

He is married with four children, and lives in West Sussex, England.

Entries by Matt Whyman

Cancer Doesn't Have to Stop You Being Young (And Having a Love Life If You Want One)

(0) Comments | Posted 23 November 2015 | (15:49)

Managing your love life can be challenging at the best of times. But when you're going through cancer treatment it can be even more difficult to handle all the emotions and worries that come with being in a relationship, or looking for a partner.

I've been working with young...

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Young People With Cancer Need Better Relationships and Sex Advice

(0) Comments | Posted 21 April 2015 | (09:04)

Every day, six young people aged 16-24 receive the shocking news that they have cancer.

Treatment usually starts immediately, can last for up to three years, and disrupts every area of their lives. Of course, this can include relationships and sex. And yet at such a formative time the issues...

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Dear Matt Is No More

(0) Comments | Posted 16 February 2014 | (20:17)

Feast and famine in the freelance world is a hazard of the job - that's if you consider long periods without a commission as a form of employment. In 1996, I was pitching articles to support my young family and buy some time to write my first novel. With no...

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The Case for Cannibalism

(0) Comments | Posted 14 May 2013 | (17:01)

A recent UN report suggested that world hunger could be eased if we just ate more insects. Wasps, beetles, grasshoppers and caterpillars are nutritious, so the experts argued, loaded as they are with protein and minerals. The downside is they're minging, as most people pointed out once they'd...

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How to Walk With a Sausage Dog

(2) Comments | Posted 10 July 2012 | (01:00)

Every dog needs exercise on a regular basis. Keep your four-legged friend indoors for too long and it'll turn on your cushions and then possibly even you. A dog needs fresh air and a chance to stretch its legs. But what if we're talking about the kind of breed that's...

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