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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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Byte the Book (March 22, 2016)

I appeared at the Byte the Book event, focusing on maximizing the value of content rights. The report of the event is here: http://www.bytethebook.com/news/report-2   Byte the Book is a digitally-powered literary salon for movers and shakers in the digital, publishing, and content world. The monthly events are held in some of London’s swankiest private members clubs.

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Kidscreen (Feb 8, 2016)

I had a great time speaking at the annual Kidscreen Summit on Feb 8th, on a panel called HOW TO TRAIN YOUR CREATOR. All of the details are here: http://summit.kidscreen.com/2016/sessions/67414/howtotrainyour/ The official blurb is: “There’s sometimes a tension in the kids industry between singular vision and creative collaboration. So how can you get the best out of an […]

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Wattpad LondonCon, December 12, 2015

As you might know, I also write on wattpad (which is like youtube for creative writing) as @thejeffnorton. I’m thrilled to be invited to Foyles London to speak at the annual #WPLondonCon on the 12th of December. All the details are here:  http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wattpad-londoncon-2015-tickets-18536445006 Hope to see you there!

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London Screen Writer’s Festival, October 23rd

I’ve been invited to host two of my favourite writers, onstage, for an awesome topic: Being Human In A Fantastic World. On Friday, October 23rd, I’ll interview Nicole Perlman, who wrote Guardians of the Galaxy (and we have her to thank from plucking the comic book out of virtual obscurity and brining it to Marvel’s attention) and […]

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London Screen Writer’s Festival, October 25th, 2015

I’ll be appearing at the LSWF to talk about one of my favourite topics, World Building. All of the details can be found on the LSWF website here. I’m on Sunday morning, 10:30 and if you’re a writer interested in building immersive worlds, and using the process of world-building to create stronger characters and great stories, […]

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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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Portsmouth, October 19th, 2015

I’ve been invited by the Portsmouth School Library Service (a wonderful group, serving school libraries in the area) for a day of school visits. A few years ago, MetaWars was shortlisted for the Portsmouth Book Award, and it was a real pleasure to go and meet so many amazing students, teachers, and librarians as part […]

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Hull, April 28 & 29

I’m delighted to be shortlisted for the Hull Book Award with Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie! There are four other amazing books on the list, so readers have a tough choice on their hands….though I suspect my books is the very best zombie title on the list!! I’ll be visiting schools on the 28th of […]

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