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Dangerous fruit, ninjabread men and giant babies – creating stories at Bromley Heath School in Bristol!

Dangerous fruit, ninjabread men and giant babies – creating stories at Bromley Heath School in Bristol!

April 2, 2014 No Comments »

Just spent a fantastic two days leading creative workshops at Bromley Heath Junior School in Bristol. Together, we had great fun brainstorming stories that saw the school transported to strange... Read More »

Fear is the prison

Fear is the prison

March 27, 2014 No Comments »

Spotted this wonderful sign in Bristol city centre last night. Apologies for the quality of the snap, but it was taken very quickly on my phone. How true is that?... Read More »

Chester the Minx in this week’s BEANO – plus bring back the Dennis the Menace Fan Club!

Chester the Minx in this week’s BEANO – plus bring back the Dennis the Menace Fan Club!

March 26, 2014 No Comments »

Never be without a BEANO! Especially this week! On page 10 of the latest issue you’ll find my first Minnie the Minx script, with art by the brilliant Nigel Parkinson.... Read More »

New book day – Skylanders Universe: The Complete Collection

New book day – Skylanders Universe: The Complete Collection

March 25, 2014 No Comments »

OK, so it’s actually been out since the beginning of the month, but I’ve only just got my author copies through. As you might guess from the title, Skylanders Universe:... Read More »

The Hunted reviewed, plus writing a YA novel…

The Hunted reviewed, plus writing a YA novel…

March 24, 2014 No Comments »

This line from Jenny Davies’ review of The Hunted has made me grin like a loon: These books have now made me want a full-length YA novel from Cavan Scott;... Read More »

Writing Roger the Dodger for the Beano (and Bananaman and Minnie too!)

Writing Roger the Dodger for the Beano (and Bananaman and Minnie too!)

March 20, 2014 No Comments »

This morning, I want to dance like this: Why? Because I’m spending the day writing Roger the Dodger scripts for The Beano. “Whoop! Yay! Wahoo! Etc.” Sorry! Got a bit... Read More »

Cheap at half the price

Cheap at half the price

March 19, 2014 No Comments »

Got a spare 3300 quid? Then why not pick up a copy of Doctor Who Short Trips: The Ghosts of Christmas? You’ll even get some change. This was a short... Read More »

Introducing The Beano Official Guide

Introducing The Beano Official Guide

March 17, 2014 4 Comments »

Today is Dennis the Menace’s 63rd birthday. The world’s wildest boy isn’t looking bad for his age. Must be all those bangers-and-mash nosh ups! (or should that be gnosh ups?) To... Read More »

Who is Billy Button and what pests need to be controlled? New Teen Reads from Badger Learning.

Who is Billy Button and what pests need to be controlled? New Teen Reads from Badger Learning.

March 14, 2014 No Comments »

A little bit of news to finish the week. Following the success of Mama Barkfingers, The Hunted and the rest of the Reluctant Reader Teen Reads line, Badger Learning has... Read More »

Recently read – Bedlam, Department 19 and Cabinet of Curiousities

Recently read – Bedlam, Department 19 and Cabinet of Curiousities

March 12, 2014 2 Comments »

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about what books I’ve been reading, so here’s a random selection. I’ve just finished Christopher Brookmyre’s SF thriller, Bedlam. Twisty and turny, this... Read More »