Despite wanting to be a mermaid when she grew up, the inability to locate a suitable fish tail in the depths of rural Somerset meant that Rhianna Pratchett decided instead to embrace the scaly hands of journalism that had long been reaching out for her. Rhianna has been working in the games industry for six years, primarily to help dilute the testosterone and also because she's been playing computer games since she was tall enough to turn on a ZX81.
After cutting her teeth at PC Zone magazine, Rhianna left the security of full-time employment 18 months ago to pursue a freelance writing career and dedicate more time to watching Trisha while in her dressing gown. Rhianna still writes regularly for PC Zone and she can also be found in The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Computer Buyer and Official Xbox magazine, amongst others. For the past year she has also been giving talks, consulting and working on scripts for computer games. Rhianna lives in London where she accidentally collects cats.