Tag Archives | doctor who

Why Science Fiction Matters

With Naomi Alderman‘s ‘The Power’ still topping the book charts, the 13th Doctor hitting her stride on the BBC, and ‘The First’ launching on Channel 4, it’s worth remembering that Science Fiction matters as a genre. Sci-fi is the one genre that, no matter how dark, has hope built into it because it presumes humanity will continue to […]

Read More 0

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 […]

Read More 0

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 […]

Read More 0