Charles Christian is a former barrister and Reuters correspondent turned writer, award winning technology journalist, best-selling non-fiction author, sometime werewolf hunter, and digital radio host. The Urban Fantasist website is home to his blog postings on on weird tales, urban legends, tech, geek stuff, science fiction, magick, folklore, history, and anything else that intrigues him, as well as the popular Grievous Angel science fiction and fantasy poetry and flash fiction webzine. He is the founder and now roving editor of the Legal IT Insider law tech newsletter, website, and information resource. His best known book is Writing Genre Fiction – Creating Imaginary Worlds: The 12 Rules however he is also the author of two science fiction/dark fantasy short story collections, two books on local history/folklore, and the editor of four poetry collections. He has been a committee member of the Society of Authors Poetry & Spoken Word Group, is a judge for the internationally renowned annual Arthur C. Clarke Science Fiction Literature Award, and a national newspaper once commissioned him to go on a werewolf hunt!