One of the things that’s struck me most about becoming a dad is how much less of a big deal it is than I expected it to be. That’s not to say it isn’t hard work, or life-changing, or sometimes a bleary-eyed, uphill slog...

John Lucas

Writing's my thing. My first book was a teen/YA novel called TURF. It was about gang violence amongst young people in London. The Observer said it was 'powerful and unsettling'. The Financial Times called it 'an exhiliaring tragic tale and a terrific debut'. It was in the Independent and Daily Telegraph's top ten teen and YA books of the year and the Evening Standard listed it as one of their favourite books about east London. 


I'm currently working on a thriller for adults set between London and Los Angeles, and a detective series for children.


I also work as an editor, content writer and blogger.

I’ve noticed as I’ve got older that I’ve started finding my brands. In my twenties I never really thought beyond the item itself. If I liked it, I bought it. I never considered repeat buying...

I’m marrying my fiancee, Laura, in May, and I have a confession to make: I’m super excited about it. We booked the venue a year ago and since then I’ve bought a stack of wedding magazines...

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