Ian was born in Australia in 1970 and raised in various parts of England. Following art college, he attended the University of Westminster to study film, going on to write and direct a couple
of short movies. After stumbling into journalism, he eventually became a film writer for the TVTimes. He returned to education
in 2010 to take an MA in Creative Writing at BathSpa University. Since then he has written five books, three of which have been published. He has also penned a few short stories and released a novella. Away from writing, he loves to bake, to watch football and field hockey, and indulge in all things dog. He also enjoys the Sagas of Icelanders and is attempting to learn Icelandic.