A welcome return to a long standing friend of Conpulsion
A full-time freelance writer, Iain is a long-time friend to Conpulsion. A gamer since red box D&D, he describes himself as a jobbing writer, working for whoever will pay him. This has meant that for about fifteen of his sixteen years in the job, he’s written a lot of official Star Wars material for various partworks projects that have seen publication all over the world – including Europe, South America, and the Far East. Work he did about Count Dooku was once passed on to Christopher Lee before he filmed Episode III; a story Iain tells so very, very often…
A die-hard console gamer, he has dabbled in writing for the videogames industry, with clients including Midway, Ubisoft, Square Enix (sort of), Relentless, and Squid in a Box. He would like to do more games stuff, but keeps coming second in auditions and starting arguments in meetings he’s not even at.
In his spare time (ahahahahahahahaha… sorry), Iain wrote and brought to publication (through Cubicle 7 Entertainment) the critically acclaimed RPG Dark Harvest: The Legacy of Frankenstein. It won the inaugural Griffie Award for Best RPG Product at last year’s event, and he still hasn’t been sent his statue. Iain continues to develop the DH: LoF line, as well as working away on other projects including a stage play and his first actual novel thing. He wrote a Dr Who thing for Cubicle 7 which is in the pipeline, a couple of comics for Games Workshop (ages ago), a screenplay for a stuntman, and articles, reviews, and interviews for a whole bunch of magazines.
Iain lives in Berwick-upon-Tweed with his wife and two kids. He works out of a shed in his garden that is the envy of many of his writer chums, and occasionally out of the Corner House café in Berwick. It has an open fire and comfy chairs. And cake.
(If you straight away said ‘The cake is a lie’, please report for immediate termination under your nearest fast-moving bus.)
Iain tweets as @EmbraAgain
More information about Dark Harvest: The Legacy of Frankenstein can be found at: