Appearances

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

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)

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)

I’m delighted to be back at The Bookseller’s annual Children’s Conference for a day of talks, panels, and collaboration. This year, I’ll be hosting a panel at the intersection of book & screen! If you’re going, please do say hello!
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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)

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)

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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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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