Sketchley grew up in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Following a brief but
passionate affair with music, he began writing behind a Tamworth
market stall at the beginning of the 1990s, and sold his first short
story to small press magazine Xenos in 1994.
worked in retail and then catalogue publishing, he is now a freelance
writer and editor. He lives in Birmingham with his wife, Rosaleen, and
their two children.
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hand clapping is a bibliography.