Robert Wilton was advisor to the Prime Minister of Kosovo in the period leading up to the country’s independence, Private Secretary to three successive UK Secretaries of State for Defence and helped to run an international human rights mission in Albania. He’s co-founder of The Ideas Partnership, an NGO stimulating and supporting projects in education, culture and the environment, and working especially with marginalized minority communities.
He writes the Comptrollerate-General series of immersive historical novels (winning the inaugural HWA/Goldsboro Crown for Best Debut), the Gentleman Adventurer series of Edwardian entertainments, and the Sherlock & Shakespeare stories, and works as a professional writing coach for very diverse fields. He’s a published translator of Albanian poetry and prose, and writes on the history and culture of south-eastern Europe. He also blogs on screen-writing as the Script Hack, and podcasts A Coffee in the Accursed Mountains. He divides his time between Cornwall and the Balkans. There’s more at www.RobertWilton.com.