Joshua Halm was born and bred in Cheshire. He recently graduated with a first class honors degree in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University, specialising in script work and has spent the last year working in a mentor capacity on this course. Working alongside his studies as a hairdresser, Joshua’s interest in ordinary people and their lives has informed his writing immensely. He likes to craft real stories around real people. Joshua writes comedy, primarily, and expresses this with television scripts, movies and online videos. He attended the New Writing North roadshow in Manchester, somewhat last minute (actually snagging the final ticket) and was inspired by meeting previous winner, Jayshree Patel.