WRITER’S CV

2017

Feature screenplay The Courier was optioned, co-written with Andy Conway.

I launched imprint Lone Magpie Books

Published Professor Hallux and the Lalalas

2016

Whimword Flash Fiction Contest winner 23.09.16

Selected to be part of screenwriting team for forthcoming UK independent feature “Augumental

Awarded place on BFilm Immersion Programme.

Reader for the International Rubery Book Award.

Fun Kids begins broadcasting nationally – widening the audience for my educational and sponsored features, which range from scripts for The Wellcome Trust and dozens of other STEM organisations, to Dennis & Gnasher and the Bin Weevils.

Special Mention in the Faber Quickfic competition (12/2/16) for “Rootle Tootle.”

2015

Runner up in the Faber Quickfic competition (10/07/15) for “The Other Egg.

2015 Arqiva Radio Award for Innovation / Bin Weevils Partnership.

Awarded place on Writing West Midlands Room 204 Writer Development Programme 2015/16

Runner up in the Faber Quickfic competition (13/02/15) for “Anna and Me.”

2014

In 2014 I won the BCU Prizes for Creative Non Fiction and Reading into Writing.

A later excerpt from The Challah Tin is in the anthology I Am Therefore I Write.

2013

The manuscript for The Challah Tin was shortlisted for The Impress Prize.

An excerpt from my feature screenplay Carrier won the 2013 BCU Screenwriting Award.

Excerpts from both The Challah Tin and my science fiction screenplay Carrier, are in the anthology Paper and Ink.

2008 to 2017 (ongoing)

Over 500 educational radio broadcasts on UK terrestrial radio.

2003 to 2005

Several short stories published in Take a Break Fiction Feast (H Bauer Publishing).

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