About


Who is Simon?

SIMON CORBIN is a writer from Southwest London.

Simon has worked as a freelance journalist and copywriter and a teacher of Journalism, GCSE English, A-Level English, Key Skills and Functional English.

Simon began writing professionally in 1990 – working as a freelance journalist and copywriter. During this time Simon’s clients included newspapers, magazines, advertising agencies, marketing agencies, contract publishers, government agencies, universities and blue chip companies.

Since 2002 Simon has additionally worked as a teacher of Journalism (to adults in evening classes at a Southwest London Adult College) and as a lecturer in Key Skills/Functional English to 16-19 year old students at a Southwest London FE College. Simon has also taught Adult Literacy to bus drivers (many of whom are foreign nationals). However, writing novels remains Simon’s true vocation.

To date, Simon has published two novels – RUDE BOY and LOVE, GUDRUN ENSSLIN – both available on Amazon and other online retailers (e.g. Play.com) and to order in stores such as WH Smith and Waterstone’s. Also now available as e-books for Kindle etc.

Simon currently has two further novels pending as ‘work in progress’ – LITTLE BASTARD and BLACK DOG.

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2 Responses to About

  1. Mark Linder says:

    Hello Simon. My name is Mark Linder, and I work for the Sans Frontieres unit of Bell Pottinger. We are active in the conflict transformation space… which is how I found (and am enjoying) your book. Would you be interested in coming along to meet with a few of us and some clients to talk about your insights about Gudrun Esslin and RAF, and what are the components of extreme protest or insurgency? This is just an idea. Please write back if you’d like to talk.

    Mark

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