A.D.Hawkins started out as a photographer and graphic designer, moving on to photo journalism before becoming a film and TV producer. For many years he was part of the team that produced films for the BBC’s Top of the Pops, the start of the pop video revolution. In later times he turned his attention to TV commercials and copywriting, winning awards for his work on advertising campaigns for international brands. For several years he was marketing director for a garden tractor manufacturer and combined this with writing articles and books, the latter passion he continues today with young adult to adult fiction and SciFi. He is a qualified pilot, excellent cook and lives with his wife and their horses, dogs and cats in Oxfordshire, England.