My name's Simon, 24, from England - but currently living in Slovenia. (because that didn't sound like a dating ad...)
Anyway, I'm here because I recently started writing. Lots of people have told me I write well, so when I had an idea for a sci-fi, space-opera-style book I started writing it, quickly found that writing a book is hard, and thought I'd join a community like this to hopefully improve my writing, as well as adding something to the community here.
My favourite genre of reading is sci-fi/space opera, although I am happy to read most books once - and am yet to find one I couldn't finish! Favourite authors include Iain M Banks, Alistair Reynolds, Terry Pratchett, Douglas Adams, CS Lewis, Tolkien, Philip K Dick, Orson Scott Card, Jules Vernes, ...