Alan Williams

Alan Williams was born in the wilds of the Welsh countryside. After various jobs, including summers on Bournemouth Beach and managing two jewellery stores, he turned to script editing at the BBC with an office opposite French and Saunders and worked on all sorts of programmes, from Keeping Up Appearances to Absolutely Fabulous. He then moved on to edit Writers' Monthly magazine and Programme News magazine and he now publishes two influential film and television magazines  He has won several short story competitions, including first prizes at Southampton and Bournemouth universities, the Bournemouth Echo and at Hay On Wye. Alan lives in London and is currently working on his second novel, The Amazing Mr Bodeving.