Aaron has over 15 years experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in business strategy for authors and publishers. He started Birdtree Books Publishing where he worked as Editor-in-Chief. He partnered with World Reader Charity, getting ebooks into Africa and sponsoring English lessons in an under-tree school in India.
As an author and editor, Aaron has achieved great success with his bestselling short story anthologies. He taught Academic Writing at Coventry University and was the editor of two short fiction anthologies. He also writes non-fiction business and authorship guides for entrepreneurs and fellow writers. He’s known for creating thrilling twists, emotionally-accurate characters and exploring fascinating psychological subjects in his fiction and psychology-based non-fiction.
Aaron’s book How to Write Fiction: A Creative Writing Guide for Authors has become a staple reference book for writers and those interested in a publishing career.
As a psychologist, Aaron has delivered keynotes, workshops and presentations at worldwide industry events, as well publishing numerous research articles, journal papers and book chapters on the psychology of perceptions, emotions and behaviour. As well as writing non-fiction books about aspects of psychology, his psychological thriller stories draw on his deep knowledge to create a powerful connection between the reader and the story.
Aaron has a First Class Honours Degree in Psychology and a PhD which explored psychological perceptions and behaviours. He has won many awards for his research and academic contributions, including Business and Finance awards for excellence, the T.D. Lewis Prize for Excellence and the British Psychological Society Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
Aaron’s books have become Amazon bestsellers in multiple mystery, crime and thriller categories
As a business mentor and entrepreneur, Aaron’s project work for the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education included enhancing entrepreneurship and business support in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, India and Nigeria, as well as stimulating enterprise in the UK. It was the skills and experience he gained supporting others with their business ideas that originally made him decide to become a full-time entrepreneur and launch his own digital publishing company.
With a very successful handmade gift shop that was in 30 shops across the UK, he also offered a range of personalised business startup support services. Birdtree Books featured in a number of newspapers throughout England and Scotland. Aaron writes about the knowledge he gained from this experience in his business startup guides.
Aaron served 4 years in the Royal Air Force, carrying out duties at minus 40 degrees in Norway and Sweden, working with other NATO air forces in Belgium, and earning a medal for work in Northern Ireland.
Thankyou for your support, it’s amazing to hear that you’ve enjoyed reading my stories as much as I enjoyed writing them. It’s also an honour to be a part of supporting so many of your innovative businesses, there’s nothing better than knowing my books and talks have played a part in shaping your enthusiasm and passion into a workable business plan.
I love exploring the realm of psychology, both in my academic work and through the minds and behaviours of my most memorable characters. I have a daughter, Olivia, for whom I have to create these fantastical stories and characters on a nightly basis. There’s no feedback quite like the honesty of a child.
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