December 2014

That Was The Year That Was: 2014 (part1)

It’s been quite a year for me so (as I do every year) it’s time for a retrospective. This is a useful exercise for any writer as it helps you see what you’ve actually been doing with your time (apart from the writing of course)! So join me on the first leg of a .. Find out more >>>

Head Writer on Disney TV Show!

Last month I won the coveted position of Head Writer on a new TV series coming soon from Maya Digital Studios (the studio behind the animation for Noddy and Octonauts). Eena Meena Deeka is a 21-minute animated series for which I am writing 26 episodes of the first series. The .. Find out more >>>

More Tree Fu Tom

Last month (as part of a very select few) I was invited back to the writers’ room at Tree Fu Tom. We had two days of brainstorming at the offices of the shows animations gurus, Blue Zoo. It was brilliant to be surrounded by such quick wits and enthusiastic creatives. We .. Find out more >>>

Interviewed by the BBC Writersroom!

Ahead of the new BBC children’s TV scriptwriting opportunity, and as the previous winner of a similar open submission, I was interviewed by BBC Writersroom! You can watch me on the BBC site giving aspiring writers tips and advice on writing for CBeebies and CBBC as well .. Find out more >>>

Children’s Media Conference

I was delighted to be asked to produce a session at this year’s Children’s Media Conference by Greg Childs. I assembled a panel of experts to discuss the importance (or otherwise) of transmedia in a new children’s projects. The experts on my panel consisted of .. Find out more >>>

Acting as a BAFTA Judge

I was truly honoured and delighted to be asked to be a judge for the 2013 Children’s BAFTA Awards. The judging took place in the early Autumn and culminated in a glittering ceremony at the London Hilton. This year i was merely a bystander but was very pleased to see Debbie .. Find out more >>>

Moshi Monsters Writers Room

I was as pleased as a Furi with a face full of food back in 2013 when I was invited to attend a series of writers rooms for the proposed Moshi Monsters TV Series. I met a lot of new people and contributed a lot of ideas. This came back to serve me well at the recent Kids TV .. Find out more >>>

L.A., Baby! (2013)

Wow. Has it really been two weeks since Gally finished? Where does the time go??Gallifrey One (for those that do not know) is the biggest and best Doctor Who convention on the planet. Every year for the past few years it has grown exponentially and this year there were some .. Find out more >>>