Scott Meintjes (1980 - ) was born in Durban, South Africa, where he grew up and lived until the age of 25. During this time, he attained his Master's degree in Psychology and met his wife, Eleanor. In 2006, he moved to England to serve in the British Army. Today he lives in the University city of Cambridge, with his wife and daughter. Scott has been an enthusiastic reader of fantasy and science fiction since childhood, and started writing to create a story that he would enjoy reading.