Today is Empathy Day, though I feel that every day should be empathy day. If you’ve read my books, or heard me speak, you know this is a word I care deeply about. There is a whole lot wrong with human beings, but one of the things we are capable of is empathy; at stepping […]
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I’m delighted to return to the (now virtual) London Screenwriter’s Festival to share my World Building course. Click here for details. See you there!
With schools closed and students engaging in remote learning, I have been reading my novel, ALIENATED: GROUNDED AT GROOM LAKE, on YouTube, chapter-by-chapter. It’s a fun, funny middle-grade story, perfect for fans of Harry Potter and Percy Jackson. All of the chapters are now archived below. If you want to read along with me, the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
I’ve been out on tour promoting my brand new novel, Alienated. It’s been such a pleasure to meet so many young readers, dedicated teachers and librarians, and independent book shop owners. I spoke about the inspiration for the book at an industry event at Waterstones, Covent Garden… And at West End Lane Books in West […]
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.
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: […]
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 […]