As well as being the author of One Day in the Life of Jason Dean, Ian has forty short stories published online and in print. His debut novel - Abide With Me - was published in 2012 by Caffeine Nights Publishing, and its sequel - April Skies - was published in April 2016. Ian is a qualified counsellor and works as a teaching assistant in a local primary school. At the weekend, Ian indulges his lifelong passion for the Mighty Dagenham and Redbridge Football Club whenever he can. Ian lives in Harold Hill, Essex, with his girlfriend, Karen. He has three children - Mollie, Charlie, and Summer - two guinea pigs by the name of Sanchez and Bob, and a black Labrador called Kobi.