My Creative Writing

jean-and-lizzyI write lots of things.

Currently, I am working on my script BELOW with Bonafide Films after winning the Northumbria University/Channel 4 Television Writing Award 2017 in association with New Writing North.

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This year I was one of the screenwriters selected to take part in the CLOSR17 Raising Films development scheme sponsored by the WGGB, Creative England, and others.

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Currently I am conjuring up the short story anthology Women of the Wild  a fundraising anthology due to be published on 21st August 2017 to raise money for The Women’s Playgroup – the creative arts group I founded for women survivors of violence.

My past writing projects include…

Screenplays

The Girl Who Dressed As A Bear – Published in Hashtag Queer Anthology and selected to take part in Watersprite Film Festival development event.

Stage Plays  

My Name is Hunger (dramady)

Produced by: The Salon:Collective. Staged at: The Park Theatre Script Accelerator event (2013)

Our kid Jesus (comedy)

Winner of 24:7 Theatre Festival’s Next Big Idea Event (2013.) Staged reading, The Cockpit Theatre, produced by Salon:lab (2013)

Dancing Dog gets a credit card (comedy)

Produced by: Writer’s Avenue. Staged at The Soho Theatre, as part of the 6 Degrees Event (2013)

Seconds (drama)

Produced by: Writer’s Avenue and Missfit Productions

Winner of: the ‘First 20 minutes’ (2010) playwriting competition

Winner of ‘The Next Stage’ (2011) playwriting competition

Winner of the ‘Final Stage’ (2012) playwriting competition, voted for by industry professionals.

Staged at The Soho Theatre, The Pleasance Theatre, and The Rosemary Branch Theatre.

The Crucifixion of Madeline McKay (drama)

Produced by: Missfit productions. Staged, The Rosemary Branch Theatre. (2009)

Books (Fiction) 

The Landlord, the Medium and the Cherub.

Runner up in Commonword’s best new novel competition. (2008)

Books (Non-fiction)

Awaken your Inner Faerie – learn to live from your creative core.

Published by 6th books.

Winner of Prediction Magazine’s best self-help book.

Anthologies

Poems for Freedom – which I  complied and edited with poets and actors.

Women of the Wild – which I am in the process of creating with the help of several published and first time writers.

I’m also in the process of setting up an independent publishing company for underrepresented writers, due to launch in 2018!

Want to know more? Grab a copy of my book Awaken Your Inner Faerie in 30 Days published by 6th Books.

 

 

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