Who is this guy?

Leighton Dean is an author of science fiction and cyberpunk thrillers--sometimes with a touch of horror. He lives with his wife in South Wales, UK.

Between writing science fiction, Leighton spends his time discovering SF & Fantasy in as many mediums as possible. Including digital and tabletop games. 

His passion is with science fiction and its promise of the fantastical, something he works hard instilling into his own projects.

He appreciates his readers and is always happy to hear from them.

Leighton Dean at the Bradbury Building November 2019
Leighton Dean is a member of the Sci Fi Roundtable

In May 2017, Leighton bent the knee and was sworn in as a Knight of the Sci-Fi Roundtable.


A group of Science Fiction writers and readers/fans to discuss writing and other Science Fiction topics. But also a supportive faction dedicated to inspire each other and bring out the best in each other's writing.

You can find them here, on Facebook.

Nanowrimo is an annual competition where you pledge to write 50,000 words in November. They also run Camp Nanowrimo in the summer and a Young Writer's Program. It's free, but they do take donations. It's a great cause.


Leighton entered Nanowrimo 2013 and wrote the first 63,000 words of Gunboy, his first novel.

Nanowrimo inspired Leighton Dean to write his first novel, GUNBOY