David Thorpe is an award-winning writer of scripts, novels and non-fiction. A Marvel comics writer (he came up with the Marvel Universe 616), his prize-winning SF novel Hybrids was called “stunningly clever” by The Times. He co-founded the London Screenwriters Workshop and has taught 1000s of hours of script and creative writing, and published a how-to book on the subject. Stormteller led to his presence on the first two Hay Literature Festival climate fiction panels. He's worked on a number of short films and written a dozen books and 1000s of journalistic articles on environmental sustainability and renewable energy including One Planet Cities: sustaining humanity within planetary limits and The One Planet Life. He is director of the One Planet Centre CIC and lives in south Wales near his favourite bookshop, The Dragon's Garden.