Simon Barron

Simon Barron is a freelance magazine editor, writer and business consultant based on the Isle of Man.

An English Literature and Psychology graduate, Simon has been writing magazine articles since 2011 when he was editor of Gallery Magazine IOM. Having written fiction since his teenage years, he is an avid Fantasy and Science Fiction reader, as well as being a faithful Liverpool FC and Star Wars fanatic. Being heavily influenced by fiction fortissimos like Raymond E. Feist, the late-great David Gemmell, Richard Laymon, Carlos Ruiz Zafon amongst many; Simon is a self-confessed geek, smart-arse and linguistic pedant who one day hopes to graduate to full-blown 'grumpy old man'.

Simon's first book Gathering Shadows, from the Plague of Souls trilogy, is available now.

As featured on page 57 of the Isle of Man's February 2013 issue of Manx Tails

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