Gary Kittle is a self-published writer of six books. He has been shortlisted for the Essex Book Festival Short Story Competition twice and his play 'Walking Through Wire' was staged in London to critical acclaim in 2014. Many of his shorter screenplays have been filmed by Film Colchester and DT Film Productions, two of which ('Three Sheets to the Wind' and 'Connected') finishing as runners-up in film competitions. He is currently working with DT Films on their first feature film, Dragged Up Dirty, as a script adviser and his short film credits have now passed into double figures. 'Data Protection', written by Gary for Dan Allen Films was shortlisted for the Sci-fi London 48 Hour Film Competition. He was also a runner up in the STORGY Halloween Short Story Competition (2016). Gary lives and writes in Wivenhoe, Essex. His latest books are the thriller, 'Glass Alibi' and a collection of stage plays, 'Trapdoors'.