After gaining a drama degree, RJ Lindsey experimented with stand up comedy before dedicating himself to screenplays and filmmaking. Having written and directed the award winning debut feature Deadpan Valentine, he was looking forward to making another film. Somehow, he filled out the wrong application form and became a trainee teacher instead. Then he temped in universities whilst drafting far too many unsolicited scripts. Eventually his wise writer wife persuaded him to try a novel. And now he’s hooked.