David Slater lives in south-west London, but was born and grew up in Herefordshire. His interests include board games, fencing, korfball, history and travelling. He is studying creative writing part-time at Birkbeck College whilst working in the Westminster area. He writes short stories and chapters of novels. One day the chapters might form themselves into an actual novel. His favourite authors are too numerous to list here, but include M.R. James, Jasper Fforde, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H.P. Lovecraft.