About The AUTHOR

Gary Baker was born in Ashington, Northumberland, but lives in Hartlepool, Co Durham. In his youth, he worked for 5 years as a wage/administration clerk at various nuclear power stations and later for a housing regeneration company. He volunteered for 5 years at Kyle’s Dream, doing scriptwriting / film making. He wrote a screenplay The Chair Is a Killer and a short story Schmuck but had no commissions. He is sure that people thought he was a Walter Mitty, a dreamer that will amount to nothing!

About The Book


Novel ‘lifetime’s dream’ for Garry

I just got featured in a news article by Hartlepool Life. This news article unfolds how I published my first ever book while battling depression. [...]

Hartlepool Featured My Book in a News Article

I’m thrilled to announce that my book, Yes Son, has been featured in a news article by the Hartlepool Mail. Check out the article here to know more about my journey of battling through depression and publishing my first book. [...]

Yes Son, got featured in News Post Leader

I’m happy to announce that my book, Yes Son, got featured in an article which appeared in last Friday's News Post Leader. Read the full article here. [...]



The 1st thing I thought about was I wanted to set the book in a perfect setting were nothing ever happens or goes wrong. Were most days are monotonous. Except for the mowing of pristine gardens of the stunning grade 2 listed cottages from the seventeenth century and [...]


So, today, I’ve been busy contacting agents about my screenplay of YES SON which is more or less based upon the book. Although slightly shorter. I always wanted to write a story about a ghost, an alien and a witch and so I’ve finally done it. Although it& [...]


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