Dave Holwill was born in Guildford in 1977 and quickly decided that he preferred the Westcountry - moving to Devon in 1983 (with some input from his parents). After an expensive (and possibly wasted) education there, he has worked variously as a postman, a framer, and a print department manager (though if you are the only person in the department then can you really be called a manager?) all whilst continuing to play in every kind of band imaginable on most instruments you can think of. His debut novel, Weekend Rockstars, was published in August 2016 to favourable reviews and The Craft Room, his second (a very dark comedy concerning death through misadventure), is due for publication in 2017. He is currently working on a third about the complications of living with your estranged father when you're in love with your best friend, or the complications of living with your estranged son when his best friend is in love with you - depending on which bit it is.