Membership, Communication and Events Coordinator – Lapidus International
Lapidus International is the words for wellbeing organisation. Its membership is made up of counsellors, artists, therapists, writers, health professionals, higher education professionals and more, all who use words (both spoken and written) to promote good mental health and wellbeing.
Conference Coordinator, Creative Bridges conference – creativebridgesbristol.com
Work and Research with Words for Wellbeing.
Creative Bridges is a collaborative and interdisciplinary conference drawing on the professional, practical and personal experience of researchers, practitioners, and participants to explore and expand the diversity of Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) from a range of disciplines (literature, counselling & psychotherapy, neuropsychology, medicine, emotional geography, socio-spiritual approaches), to showcase relevant research and practice, assess the current picture of the field and find inspiring and robust ways forward for CWTP research and practice.
Website Administrator, Hereford Musical Theatre Company – hmtc.org.uk
Hereford Musical Theatre Company (HMTC) is Herefordshire’s leading musical theatre company. We perform two major musicals a year and a whole host of smaller performances too. We’re a friendly and fun community of like-minded individuals, all with a love of musical theatre.
Children’s Fiction/Non-Fiction Writer, The Atlas Mission – https://www.atlasmission.com/
The Atlas Mission™ is a groundbreaking new educational game for iPads and Android/Kindle tablets. The game involves your 4 – 6 year old child taking part in an epic adventure along with his or her friend Atlas Finch™, the traveling Robot!
Ghostwriter, Children’s Fiction
I’ve written children’s stories for a variety of age ranges. I like to focus on a fun, light-hearted style of writing that takes the reader on an adventure and hopefully gives them a few laughs on the way. The majority of the stories I’ve ghostwritten are fantasy stories (pirates are my favourite!), but I’ve also experience in crime, and I’d love to have a go at fiction in a more contemporary, realistic setting.
For a few examples of my writing click here.
Writer in Residence, Cardiff MADE Café – Café Collisions Anthology
C2 is a collaboration between cardiff MADE—gallery, artist space and café—and students of the Creative Writing MA at Cardiff University. The project allows the writers to engage with the community by working in a public space and provides an opportunity to create work inspired by the happenings of the café. Each piece of work will have roots in cardiff MADE, whether, for instance, it is set inside the café or the idea is simply bred over a hot coffee.
Winner, The Southern Universities Short Story Competition, The London Magazine – http://amzn.to/2quqKtB
In 2013, The London Magazine ran a short story competition with seven Universities in the UK. The winning entries have been published in this eBook.
Sugar Rush is a short crime story about hardboiled detective Mick Matthews as he tries to solve his most dastardly case yet: the location of a missing doll on a primary school playground. Playtime will never be the same again.