Niel Bushnell is a writer, artist and animator. He has written novels for adults and children, as well as scripts for television, radio and film. His first novel, Sorrowline, won the Northern Promise Award in the 2011 Northern Writers’ Awards. When he’s not writing, or talking about writing, he is animating. He has worked on numerous film and TV projects including The Dumping Ground for CBBC and the Doctor Who DVD range.