Dorothy Koomson wrote her first novel called There’s A Thin Line Between Love And Hate when she was 13. She grew up in London and then in Leeds when she went to university. She eventually returned to London to study for her masters degree. She took up various temping jobs and eventually got her big break writing, editing and subbing for various women’s magazines and national papers.
She continued to write short stories and novels every spare moment. In 2001 she had the idea for The Cupid Effect and her career as a published novelist began.
She recently spent two years living in Sydney Australia, and is now back in England.