Lights Out Ink delivers the very best in Original Fiction!

Exclusive stories from talented authors!

Lights Out Ink is an independent publisher of fully edited, curated fiction. 

We're dedicated to making quality Literature more accessible for busy readers from all walks of life!  

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Episodic's Leadership is dedicated to revolutionalising Literature... one reader at a time.

Maxime Esmenjaud



Max grew up in France and studied engineering. He spent the first 8 years of his career in O&G before discovering his passion for entrepreneurship during his MBA at Imperial College. Max has always been a fan of Fiction & Fantasy, his favourite book is Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

Omar Laerbuch-Butt



Omar is a Londoner who started his career as a salesman in life sciences. He has always had a side business alongside full time employment and currently balances a role in the NHS and his own consultancy. Omar is a serial content junkie and is passionate about Episodic for that reason

Chris Zola

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Zola lived in Kenya and Tanzania before moving to the UK. A qualified actuary, he has experience working in consulting and insurance. He met the Episodic founders during his time at Imperial and as an avid reader, when the opportunity to launch a business built on a digital platform and promoting reading, he could not resist

Episodic's talented staff ensures an outstanding creative Experience for every user.




Has an Honours BSc. in Human Kinetics and more than one pair of aspirational sweatpants. Currently lives in London with her husband, three energetic bookworms and a codependent office dog. Her bookshelves are stacked two deep with classics.



Marketing Manager

Graduated with a degree in Communications with an emphasis in Photojournalism. Now, a Marketing Professional. Go figure.


Writer, Photographer, Develomental Editor,  and candy corn junkie. 



Creative Assitant

IT Professional and Designer. A keen aesthetic eye, combined with deft technological abilities, make her a fantastic addition to the Episodic team!

Answers to 'Graphics Ninja'.

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