T.J. Masters

T.J.Masters lives in Hertfordshire just north of London,England. After a long career in school teaching T.J. decided to use his passion for books, learning and the sharing of knowledge and to start writing. T.J. believes that he has many stories to tell, books to write and a head full of characters that he wants everyone to meet. T.J. Masters is the pen name of retired school teacher and Life Coach Tim O'Rahilly who lives in semi-rural Hertfordshire with Ian, his Civil Partner of thirty-two years. Following a thirty-three career in school teaching T.J. took early retirement in order to follow a new path. After qualifying as a Life Coach T.J. also decided to do something about his long held desire to write and get published. With a passion for books, learning and the sharing of knowledge. T.J. woke up to the knowledge that he had stories to tell, books to write and less than half a lifetime left to do it in. The author describes what he does as "writing passionately about passionate men". In fact T.J's books are inhabited by a wide variety of real characters in believable settings. There is a whole list of planned writing in the Gay Romance and BDSM fields as well as some non-fiction projects. Dreamspinner Press published TJ’s first novel Taking the Gardener in 2013. As well as the Dreamspinner books, there are also several self-published stories including a monthly series called Working Hard. Loving Harder. As a man with wide ranging interests, T.J’s readers will not be in his books long without meeting fascinating characters, tasty food, great music and geeky science. Alongside this passion for life-long learning and the sharing of knowledge, T.J. also found an outlet for his inner geek and has become a great advocate of social media in various forms. Blogging has become a great outlet for T.J’s many interests including the writerly ones. The author runs several websites where he blogs regularly and he loves to interact with his readers, friends and followers on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.