Cameron Johnston is a Scottish writer of speculative fiction (usually a mix of fantasy and horror) and a member of the Glasgow Science Fiction Writers' Circle since 2010. He is also a swordsman, gamer, enthusiast of archaeology and history, a fine ale drinker, builder of LEGO, and cat-slave. Here he talks about how he became a writer.
Sean is an Aussie living in London so that perhaps that gives him a different perspective on the city where he sets his stories of werewolves and warlocks, glass ravens and a brass tortoise! He claims not to have seen any of these creatures yet but wonders if that's more about how well they blend in!
Damien lives in Dublin, Ireland where he's a part-time Planning Analyst and full-time stay-at-home dad. Somehow he also finds time to write too! He's been a soldier, holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do so probably has no trouble writing fight sequences!
Damien's got some useful insights for all of us in his interview.
Paul admits to being a real history nerd and his love of writing arises out of this passion. He's self-published. His second novel is set in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings and is called Thurkill’s Revenge.
Paul's got some handy tips too, which will help all of us who handle a day job as well as writing!
Sarah has travelled extensively throughout south-east Asia, India and Japan and these experiences have influenced her writing. She's currently searching for representation for her first novel, The Web We Weave.
Sarah plans to start blogging about her travel experiences too.
This Worcester-based author is quite prolific, with 10 books and 2 audiobooks to his name. Matt is self-published and wouldn't want it any other way, in fact he and some friends set up their own indie publisher Firebound Books!
Matt's got a great story to tell of never letting obstacles defeat you!