I’m an author and freelance writer, specialising in writing about history and imaginary worlds. I live in Leeds with my fiercely adorable cat Elmo.

Before writing full time, I worked as a teacher, academic, data analyst, project manager and, in my darkest hour, a call centre employee. I’ve studied medieval history, management and social research. You can call it broad experience or a short attention span – either way, variety suits me.

I indulge in all the best hobbies. Comics, wargames, board games, roleplay games (both live action and tabletop), and of course reading genre fiction. I like to think that it fuels my creativity. Really, it’s all just a big distraction, but isn’t that what life’s all about?

I’m on twitter @gibbondemon where I’m always happy to chat about books, TV and the myriad joys of modern culture.


Requests – for guest posts, review copies, freelance work and stories.

Views On Real World Stuff – for if you’re interested in my biases.

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