About the Author

David Christopher Johnston is a fiction writer from England. He writes mostly humorous and satirical fiction — ignoring the advice of teachers who told him (all those years ago) that “joking around won’t get you anywhere in life”. From a working class background, his stories focus on themes of mental health, class prejudice and the corporate world. His work has been published by Bandit FictionLiterally Stories, Robot Butt and Little Old Lady Comedy.

David spent much of his young life in his room writing music. But after reluctantly accepting he had a face for radio and a voice for silent film he worked for several years as a commercial lawyer, before deciding to tell stories instead. When he isn’t writing, David campaigns to raise awareness and reduce stigma about mental health. He also enjoys playing guitar, chuckling to his own jokes, and hiking.

If you would like to read more of David’s work, several short stories and poems are available on this website, plus his read his free-to-read serialised thriller novel, Talion.