About the Author John Frank Marshall

I am pleased to be an author with the John Jarrold Literary Agency. I was working on my first novel when I contacted John, who was at that point setting up his own agency. John has over the years been supportive and always given consistent advice. I know I’m on a journey and there is much more to come. I try to share some personal insights of the life of a writer in my posts.

I started writing about 12 years ago and have managed to write a new novel each year, usually on trains whilst commuting into London.  My passion is writing and my ambition is to do more, but also to explore some new directions. Themes are often global, environmental, and mix science with magic. Genres include gothic romance, environmental sci-fi, contemporary sci-fi horror, and Urban Fantasy. Magic usually wins.

My career started as a university lecturer, focused on global ecology and with a PhD in environmental issues. This has remained both a passion and a central theme to my writing. I subsequently moved into consulting, progressing to leadership roles and with increasing focus on data and the power of the web. Fiction is a powerful conduit to winning hearts and minds, and creating a deeper awareness of our own relationship with our unique and precious world. Writing also depends on other people – acknowledgements.


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