Appearances

Here’s my upcoming appearances and book signing events.  Please come by and say hello!

FutureBook Conference (Dec 1, 2017)

I’ll be speaking at the annual future-looking conference hosted by the Bookseller. The full line up is here: https://www.thebookseller.com/futurebook-conference/programme-2017 I’ve been invited to comment on what publishers can learn from the world of video, and am on what looks to be a panel of awesome people, including Gordon Wise from agency Curtis Brown and Preethi Mavahalli from Mammoth Screen ...
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C21 Content London (Nov 27 – 29, 2017)

I’ll be speaking at the annual meet-up of the global scripted community. I’ll be doing double duty, speaking both at the Kids day on November 28th and at the drama summit on November 29th. More on Content London here: http://www.c21media.net/conference/content-london-2017/ If you’re around, please be sure to say hello.
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Kidscreen 2017 (February 13-17, 2017)

I’ll be returning to Miami again this year (I know, hard right!?) to showcase a new Awesome project. I’ll be hosting a panel on Pre-School vs. Pre-Cool, where we’ll dive into the deepening divisions between younger shows and the newer, 4-6 age shows. I’ll add more details here as they emerge, but please do be in touch ...
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China Children’s Book Fair (Nov. 18, 2016)

I’ll be speaking at the annual China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair this year.         For details, check out their website: http://www.ccbookfair.com/en/Home/ And the conference program is now live at: http://www.ccbookfair.com/RXCH/RXCH_ChildrensBookFair/2016/documents/event/1108现场指南会议EN.pdf?v=636144259934573040  
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C21 Content London (Nov 29 – Dec 1, 2016)

This year, the biggest TV event in London returns. I’ll be co-hosting the the Kids stream again this year, and participating in the Drama Summit. C21 Content London has fast become the number one destination for content creators & broadcasters. Watch this space for more news, but in the meantime be sure to register at: http://www.c21media.net/conferences/content-london-2016/
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mipcom 2016 (Sat Oct. 15, 2016)

I had the honour of speaking this year at the annual mipJr market in Cannes as part of mipcom. For the uninitiated, mipcom is the global market for tv shows…it’s how your favourite television show gets to your screen. It was great to see so many friendly faces there! Mipcom Seminar Saturday 15 October 2016 – 10.30am The Book ...
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Triskele Lit Fest (Sept 17th, 2016)

I’ll be appearing at London’s newest literary festival. The Triskele Lit Fest will be in Islington on Saturday, 17th of September. It’s a full line up of award-winning authors across the genres…and it’s free. The website is: http://triskelelitfest.blogspot.co.uk  I’ll be speaking at 1 pm on the sci-fi panel, and hope to see you there!
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London Screenwriters’ Festival (Sept. 4, 2016)

I returned to the London Screenwriters’ Festival this year to expand on last year’s World Building lecture. This year, I led a workshop on writing a series bible.   I took participants through defining and outlining their show. It was my goal to help writers not only get their show sold, but also produced.  I was incredibly impressed with the ...
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CMC (July 5, 2016)

I had the pleasure of speaking at the annual Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield, this year helping budding writers and producers craft the perfect show bible. The “bible” in TV parlance is the document that tells everyone what the show is. It’s an essential document, and is the tool that ensures everyone on the show, from the ...
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Banff Media Festival (June 12, 2016)

I’ll be returning to the annual Banff Media Festival in the mountains to talk about the intersection of book & screen. If you’re going to Banff, please drop me a line. See you in the Mountains!
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