R B Watkinson lives in the wilds of Devon on a smallholding surrounded by grown-up children, animals and gardens. She loves writing, gardening, writing, reading, more writing and, of course, more reading. Her favourite genre is fantasy, which she has devoured since childhood.
R B Watkinson taught as a special educational needs teaching and also led reading groups for children – both excellent for learning how youngsters begin to appreciate books, a love they carry with them into adulthood.
After gaining a diploma in creative writing from the University of Oxford, R B Watkinson gained the confidence to write full time. She hopes that her readers enjoy the results of her scribblings as much as she enjoyed writing them.