Jonathan Baldie

Hi there and welcome!

I am a web developer in Stoke-on-Trent, England. You can reach me at

I work as a Lead Developer at VesselsValue, leading the development of their Trade product with a small team of developers.

I maintain a number of open source projects in my spare time, including

I released my first non-fiction book, The 24 Laws of Storytelling, on 15th November 2018.

In its first month, 24 Laws became a #1 Best Seller in the Book Publishing Reference category on and #3 Best Seller in the Fiction Writing Reference category.

A year later I released Social Intelligence, a book aimed to help readers understand people better, both at work and in everyday life.

I have a degree in mathematics from the University of Edinburgh, and a master’s degree in mathematics from the Open University.

This site is mainly for book and career updates. You can find dedicated writing tips at Writing Advice and long-form essays at my Substack.