Charles Harris


Best-selling author, martial artist and award-winning writer-director, Charles Harris is also one of Britain's most respected script consultants, having co-founded the first screenwriters workshop in the world, London Screenwriters Workshop. Now Euroscript, it has become one of Europe's most valued script training and consultancy organisations for film and TV.

His debut novel The Breaking of Liam Glass, was published by Marble City, June 2017 and has featured repeatedly in Amazon's genre best-seller lists, including #1 for satire Hot New Releases.

Charles Harris has won international awards for his documentaries, dramatised documentaries and his debut feature film, Paradise Grove. He has had short stories nominated for awards and his non-fiction work includes the best-selling Teach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course (John Murray) and Jaws in Space (Creative Essentials). Both are recommended reading on MA screenwriting courses.

He is also a sixth Dan in the martial art of Aikido.

He lives in London with his wife. They have two cats, who currently live with them, and two sons who currently don’t.

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The Cupboard: Seven Unusual Stories Charles Harris

AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY A party guest who walks into a cupboard and is never seen again… A family man who lives a lie… A woman whose love of cats takes a dark turn… An angel who crashes his chariot on a test drive… …The seven stories in this short collection are brimming with off-beat invention, wry humour, compassion and an original vision of the possibilities of life. Award-winning film-maker Charles Harris brings his razor-sharp eye and the effortless control of a master storyteller to pack a novel's worth of plot into a page. Each story reveals a world that is both recognisable and yet subtly shifted as he tells of the moments when lives are changed forever. PLUS SPECIAL BONUS: The opening of Charles Harris' new debut novel - the crime-satire The Breaking of Liam Glass