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Chapters Burlington, April 25

Home town boy makes good! I’ll be back in my home town of Burlington, Ontario to read from MetaWars and sign books. 2pm at Chapters Fairview, 3315 Fairview Street, Burlington, Ontario L7N 3N9. They’ve got a Facebook page for the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/806096516146689/

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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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Wee Write! (3rd March, 2015)

On the 3rd of March, in the run up to World Book Day, I was back in Glasgow to participate in the fantastic Aye Write’s Wee Write festival! Full details here: Thank you Glasgow! Nest Learning Thermostat Review – From AmazonPros and Cons of Use Water Saving Shower HeadBest Mobile PlanerChoosing the Perfect Rifle Scope for YouThe Type Of […]

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Kidscreen (Feb 24, 2015)

I was in Miami (yay!) to host a creative panel called “Turning the Page: Making the Leap From Book to Screen Effectively” at the annual Kidscreen Summit. I was bejoined by three amazing creatives, who discussed the challenges across adapting pre-school, middle grade, and young adult books respectively: Darragh O’Connel from Brown Bag Films, Ace Fipke from Nerdcorps/DHX, […]

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Storytelling: Can We Be More Adventurous? (Jan 22, 2015)

I’m speaking on a panel about Storytelling for the Children’s Media Foundation (a fantastic organisation that champions the importance and sustainability of quality media for kids in the UK and beyond)  and the agenda has been set to challenge ourselves as storytellers to be more adventurous. For me, I’m interested in the purity of voice and protecting the singular […]

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Guardian Masterclass on World-Building (Jan 25th, 2015)

I’ll be doing a Guardian Masterclass on 25th January. Please join me for practical, actionable, deep dive into building your world for fiction (book, game, screen). To find out more, please click here.   Nest Learning Thermostat Review – From AmazonPros and Cons of Use Water Saving Shower HeadBest Mobile PlanerChoosing the Perfect Rifle Scope for […]

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Waterstones Hampstead (December 11, 2014)

I joined a host of other authors for a Yuletide literary celebration at my local Waterstones in festive Hampstead.  Most of the “adult” authors were downstairs, leaving all the fun to the kids table in the W cafe. I was particularly pleased to hang out with fellow children’s writers Robin Stevens (Murder Most Unladylike), Jenny Broom […]

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