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Ian C. Douglas

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The best writers are part-librarian and part-swashbuckler. At least that’s the career path Ian C Douglas has always tried to follow. After a nerdy childhood spent in the company of Tolkien, Lovecraft, and a certain time lord, Ian ran away to see the World. This quest for adventure landed in him countless scrapes, before finding himself teaching English in East Asia.

After ten years of hard grammar, he returned to his native England, and graduated with a MA Distinction in Creative Writing. He's written for video games, apps and is author of the YA sci-fi thriller The Infinity Trap. His stories have won prizes and he was a finalist in the Independent on Sunday’s writing competition. Ian is also a children’s history author and visits schools wi
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2. The wonderful contact I get from readers. When someone message me to say they loved the books or the characters or to ask me a question. It's such a thrill.
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Great news. My publishers are having a New year giveaway for the Infinity Trap up till Jan 5th. Get a free Kindle copy at
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