Appearances

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

World Book Day week 2020

World Book Day week 2020

I was pleased to get out into schools for World Book Day 2020. I spoke to thousands of students about creativity, reading, aliens, and knights… who ride dinosaurs! The tour was organized by Authors Aloud. Please contact them if you’d like me to come to your school or speak at your event. You can check out photos ...
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CAMEO Awards – March 9, 2020

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Stay home everyone and stay safe. I’ll be speaking and presenting at the annual CAMEO awards, part of London Book Fair and the London Book & Screen Week. The CAMEOs celebrate the adaptation of books into other mediums, and it’s been an incredible year for film, ...
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London Book Fair Quantum Conference – March 11, 2019

I was thrilled to be part of the Quantum Conference, where I hosted a panel focusing on book-to-screen, and what producers and SVODs want. Great to see so many industry friends there!  
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C21 Content London 2018

C21 Content London 2018

From November 26 through November 30th, 2018, I’ll be attending the annual drama summit at C21’s Content London. I’ll be speaking on Friday, 30th November at Kings Place. Content London brings together the leading players in drama, unscripted, and kids TV and media. If you’re attending, please be sure to find me.
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After-work book launch (Nov 21st, 2018)

After-work book launch (Nov 21st, 2018)

Waterstones Covent Garden is hosting a book launch on Wednesday, 21st of November to celebrate the release of ALIENATED: GROUNDED AT GROOM LAKE. Whilst the book is primarily aimed at middle-grade readers (think: Harry Potter meets Star Wars), Alienated is a fun, funny read for anyone who’s ever (barely) survived school.  On: Wednesday 21 November From: 6.30 – 8pm ...
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Family-friendly book launch (Nov 18, 2018)

Family-friendly book launch (Nov 18, 2018)

Please join me on Sunday, 18th November for a family-friendly book launch to celebrate the release of ALIENATED. Date: Sunday, 18th September, 2018 Time:  4 pm – 6pm Dress: We’re encouraging kids (and kids at heart!) to come dressed as astronauts or aliens, and there will be a prize for the best costume. Location:  West End Lane Books, 277 West End ...
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The Bookseller Children's Conference (Sept 24, 2018)

The Bookseller Children’s Conference (Sept 24, 2018)

I was delighted to be back at The Bookseller’s annual Children’s Conference for a day of talks, panels, and collaboration. This year, I hosted a panel at the intersection of book & screen!
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London Screenwriters' Festival (Sept 8, 2018)

London Screenwriters’ Festival (Sept 8, 2018)

I was fortunate to return to the annual London Screenwriters’ Festival to host a panel on one of my favourite topics, science fiction. It was an esteemed panel of Ed Neumeier (ROBOCOP, STARSHIP TROOPERS), Debbie Moon (WOLFBLOOD), and Dr. Una McCormack (professor at Anglia Ruskin University and author of DOCTOR WHO and Star Trek novels). If you’re a writer, the LSWF is ...
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FutureBook Conference (Dec 1, 2017)

FutureBook Conference (Dec 1, 2017)

I had the honour of 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 was 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 ...
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C21 Content London (Nov 27 - 29, 2017)

C21 Content London (Nov 27 – 29, 2017)

I had the chance to speak at the annual meet-up of the global scripted community. I was be doing double duty, speaking both at the Kids day on November 28th and at the drama summit on November 29th. Here’s a few highlights: Hosting three top Canadian broadcasters (from my left): Sally Catto from CBC, Tom Hastings from Bell Media, ...
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