Colin Buchanan was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, in 1973. From an early age he turned to reading and writing fantastical works to escape his troubles. In school he was the quiet dreamer who always sought out the back of the classroom. Later, in his stretches of work as a copywriter, he would be the quiet dreamer who always sought out the back of the office. In recent years he has mostly settled down, and loves nothing more than a late-night gathering around a fire with good friends.
Col Buchanan, author of Fierce Gods and the rest of the Heart of the World series, stopped by the blog to tell us about his very first pop culture love - the classic 1984 Ghostbusters.
Love 80's gamebooks? So does Col Buchanan, author of Farlander and The Black Dream. Here's his rundown of some of the best Choose your Own adventure games from the 1980's up to now, and the fun in using your imagination.