John McQuillan lives in West Sussex, England. John was born and grew up in South East London. He left grammar school at 16 to become an apprentice sign writer for 5 years, then started his own sign business at age 23. John retired from business at the end of 2006 after 44 years. Besides family, friends and writing, his other interests include the cinema, radio drama, music, swimming, walking and going to the gym as well as using his imagination and design skills to produce greetings cards, CD/DVD covers etc. John has also written a number of children’s stories.