Born in 1985, grew up near Liverpool. Studied at Liverpool John Moores University and failed to earn a degree.
Writing fiction since teen years; continued doing so on the web for hobby projects since 2004, including technical writing and code.
Worked in retail jobs before becoming a full-time carer in 2011. Ran an online community from 2011 to 2017, made Today I Learned in June 2018.