Fergus Neff was born in Ireland in 1975 and grew up in the small town of Greystones, on the east coast. He now lives in a suburb of Dublin with his partner. He works as a software developer and entrepreneur. While he has been a song-writing musician for fifteen years, he has recently (2009) found the time to diversify into writing fiction. His other passions include sports cars, technology, horses and his blog - blogisonfire.com.