Cavan Scott is an author and comic writer for both adults and children.
He has written for a large number of high-profile series including Doctor Who, Star Wars, Penguins of Madagascar, Skylanders, Adventure Time, Pathfinder, Angry Birds, Judge Dredd, Disney Infinity, Blake’s 7 and Warhammer 40,000.
His credits include novels, comic books, children’s annuals and activity books, award-winning audio plays and short stories.
He is the writer of Titan Comics’ Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor mini-series and currently writes Minnie the Minx and Gnasher & Gnipper for legendary British comic, The Beano.
It was also recently announced that Cavan has written Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space, one of the 2016 Word Book Day titles.
In 2013, Who-ology, co-written with Mark Wright, was the first Doctor Who book to become a Sunday Times Bestseller in the UK. The popular writing team also won the 2014 Scribe Award for Best Audio for Blake’s 7: The Armageddon Storm.
He is currently writing Sherlock Holmes: The Patchwork Devil, to be published by Titan Books in Spring 2016. His new series for primary school reluctant readers – Adventure Park – also launches in January 2016.
Before becoming a full-time writer, Cavan was a magazine editor for Future Publishing and BBC Magazines. In 2007 he launched the award-winning Countryfile Magazine, based on the hit BBC One series. He has also written official tie-in books based on Countryfile and other BBC programmes including Planet Dinosaur.
A member of The Society of Authors, the Scattered Author Society and the Dennis the Menace Fan Club, Cavan lives near Bristol with his wife, two daughters and an inflatable Dalek named Desmond.
Cavan is represented by Jane Willis at United Agents.
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Author photography by Lisa Bowerman