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Alex Scarrow

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in The United Kingdom

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September 2011


I live a nomadic existence with my wife Frances, and son Jacob. For now we're living in Norwich. I spent the first 10 years out of college in the music business chasing record deals and the next 12 years in the computer games business as a graphic artist and eventually a games designer. For those of you who like their computer games, here's some of the titles I've worked on:
Waterworld, Evolva, The Thing, Spartan, Gates of Troy, Legion Arena
Since signing up as an author with Orion, I seem to spend most of my time hunched over my laptop in various cafes and coffee bars sipping lattes, tapping keys and watching the ebb and flow of shoppers outside on the street. As I write this, I'm awaiting the launch of my next book - the sequel to , LAST LI

TimRiders: MineCraft - Diary entry1

As you'll know from my previous blog post, over the next few months I'm going to be working with a very talented and creative bunch of people to produce a 'play' based on TimeRiders which will be performed within the virtual space of MineCraft!Odd-sounding concept at first,I know. But, I'm beginning to get with it now. The idea is that a team of voice actors, playing the roles of Liam, Sal, Maddy Read more of this blog post »
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“We're all dead the moment we're born. Just, some of us get there faster than others.”
Alex Scarrow, The Eternal War

“I am no coward sir! I shall stand and fight!"
"Well, I am," said Sal. "So can we go... please?”
Alex Scarrow, The Eternal War

“In a world turned upside-down, where everything was wrong, bizarre, you could at least look up at the sky and see normality. Stars that shone regardless of who won a civil war, or who should or should not be a president. Their light was billions of years old. They didn't have a care...”
Alex Scarrow, The Eternal War



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Graeme Stokes Hi Alex, Thanks for accepting my Friendship... your nomadic lifestyle sounds interesting, only trouble at my end if i moved the children would find me ... Mmmmm

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