Cavan Scott

Cavan Scott (born 18 April 1973) is a freelance comic writer and author. He is best known for his work on a variety of spin-offs from both ''Doctor Who'' and ''Star Wars'', as well as comics and novels for ''Vikings'', ''Pacific Rim'', ''Sherlock Holmes'', and ''Penguins of Madagascar''.

Cavan Scott, along with Justina Ireland, Claudia Gray, Daniel Jose Older, and Charles Soule are crafting a new era in the ''Star Wars'' publishing world called Star Wars: The High Republic. Cavan's contribution to the era will be a comic book series released through Marvel Comics called Star Wars: The High Republic.

In April 2020 Vault Comics announced their magical private eye series ''Shadow Service'', written by Cavan Scott with art by Corin M. Howell, for release in July 2020. This is Cavan Scott's first creator-owned comic series.

In April 2016 his 2016 World Book Day book ''Star Wars: The Escape'' became the UK's number one bestselling book.

He was also script editor on the first series of ''Highlander'' talking books and produced ''Blakes 7'' for Big Finish Productions.

He has written a number of books based upon the BBC Television series ''Countryfile'' and ''Planet Dinosaur'' as well as a children's books and comic based on such popular children's franchises ''Skylanders'', ''Disney Inifinity'', ''Adventure Time'' and ''Angry Birds''.

He is currently writing a series of Sherlock Holmes novels for Titan Books, the first of which "The Patchwork Devil" was published in 2016.

Scott conceived and launched ''Countryfile Magazine'' in 2007 and has written for over 30 national magazines and newspapers. He regularly appears on local and national radio commentating on rural affairs and has been a judge of various countryside awards including the RSPB Farming for Nature Award and the FARMA Farm Retailer of the Year. More recently he appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss the casting of Peter Calpaldi as the 12th Doctor Who.

He also writes serialised children's books for "Fiction Express", the next of which is "Snaffles the Cat Burglar".

He lives near Bristol with his wife Clare and their daughters Chloe and Connie. Provided by Wikipedia