Gary Dalkin

Gary Dalkin is freelance editor and an independent writing consultant, working with aspiring authors to ensure that their writing has the best possible chance of publication. He has contributed to every issue of Writing Magazine for the last 12 years and is the editor of John Barry: The Man With The Midas Touch, the definitive biography of Britain’s greatest film composer. He is a former judge of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and former editor of Vector: The Critical Journal of the British Science Fiction Association. His work ranges from interviews for Amazon.co.uk (Sir Arthur C. Clarke) to concert program notes for the London Symphony Orchestra and podcasts for the Royal Opera House. Currently editing a special anthology for Wayward Plants to be published in 2013, he works personally with Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, as volunteer coordinator for the Jane Goodall Institute Bournemouth Base Camp. For more information visit: www.tothelastword.com