David Watkins lives in Devon in the UK with his wife, two sons and three legged dog. He is a teacher by day and writer whenever the day job allows. He has avidly read horror books since his teenage years and it remains a feature of the novels and stories he writes. The Original’s Return is his first novel and he is currently editing The Devil’s Inn, a horror story set on Dartmoor. He has published a short story “Presents of Mind” in the collection “When Red Snow Melts”, which also features two stories by Joe R. Lansdale.