Charlie Fletcher was born in 1960. He studied English literature in school, and then he found work with BBC. After that he went to California to work in screenwriting. It was in Los Angeles that Fletcher met his wife. He currently lives in Edinburgh, Scotland with his wife and two children.
As well as being the author of the Stoneheart Trilogy, Fletcher has also written the Dragonshield Trilogy, which takes place in the same universe. In addition, he has written the children's novel Far Rockaway (2011), the Oversight trilogy, and a number of screenplays.