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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 – […]

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Keeping The Beat book deal

With London Book Fair kicking off today, I’m thrilled to share some very exciting news…. The book (which in the UK is) known as DRUMMER GIRL… …will now be published in the U.S. & Canada by a brand new YA imprint called KCP Loft with a snappy new title: KEEPING THE BEAT KCP Loft is the […]

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London Book Fair 2016

As the publishing world descended on London this April, I was fortunate to speak twice at this event. On 13th of April at 2:30 pm, I was on a panel called: The Book As A Brand Platform “In the digital age of opportunity, publishers have more in common with other content creators than ever before. Licensing […]

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MIP Junior October 4th, 2015

I’ll be speaking at MIPCOM this year, as part of the MIP Junior program co-programmed by London Book Fair.  All of the details are here. It’ll be bright and early, but hope to see you on Sunday morning (8:30 am Cannes time!) for a discussion about books as brand platforms. I’m told there will be […]

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London Book Fair 2015

I joined a panel hosted by Lisa Edwards to talk about boys (and men) reading…a subject close to my heart. It was a great panel, sparked a good discussion on twitter, and I blogged about it here

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For the Boys

Yesterday at the London Book Fair, I participated in a panel hosted by publisher Lisa Edwards about boys and men reading. If you know me well, you know this is a subject I’m passionate about. I was a reluctant reader as a boy, and getting (and keeping) boys reading guides my writing. My goal is to […]

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London Book Fair

Today marks the kickoff of the annual London Book Fair – the annual marketplace for the global publishing business.  Whatever book you’re reading now, chances are it debuted at LBF last year.  Like London Fashion Week, MIP, tiff, or the Cannes Film Festival, LBF is a taste-making trade fair – the place where the entertainment […]

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