Writer of words, some rhyme, some don’t. Curator of words, some remembered, some not. Curious. Thinker. Fan of science, the planet earth, creativity, and the use of appropriate swearing. Scroll down for bio to date. Please contact me here…
December 2013 – Co-writer of The Pint Files. An ongoing literary indulgence between two writers. Originally a Facebook page where both writers take it in turns to write an episode. Following a great response, we are in the process of collaborating with other artists to produce a printed format and a podcast, for which I shall be adapting each episode into script format. http://thepintfiles.wordpress.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ThePintFiles
May 2013 – Script adaptation of Rivers of London novel, by Ben Aaronovitch, to be recorded by Yew Tree Youth Theatre in the summer of 2014.
December 2012 – The Naked Sheep of Ossett Town published in Homespun Theatre’s Homespun Threads, an ebook of short stories to fundraise for their 2013 tour.
December 2012 – Writer contributor for Jack Frost’s Library
Author of ‘1000 Snowflakes. A short story for Jack Frost’s Library as part of Ossett Observer’s 1000 Snowflakes installation in Ossett Town Centre. You can read the story here… https://thethinkingchimp.wordpress.com/2012/12/03/1000-snowflakes/
October 2012 – Founder of Made in Wakefield: An online hub for creative activity to showcase, inspire, and celebrate all things made in the Wakefield District by non professional and professional creators, just because we can! After all, we are all equal in being able to create. You can read more about what Made in Wakefield is for here… https://thethinkingchimp.wordpress.com/category/made-in-wakefield/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/madeinwakefield/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/MadeinWakefield
June 2012 – Writer for Flock to Ossett
Author of The Naked Sheep of Ossett Town, a myth which inspired the Flock to Ossett event, and was adapted and performed by Yew Tree Youth Theatre and storyteller Susanna Mease. You can read the myth in full here… https://thethinkingchimp.wordpress.com/2012/06/30/the-naked-sheep-of-ossett-town/
April 2012 – Editor of The City Consumes Us by Dean Freeman, a book telling the tale of a segment of the Wakefield live music scene.
November 2010 – Winner of the Writers’ Federation competition
Author of Mr Machinery, which won a $100 prize from the Writers’ Federation. https://thethinkingchimp.wordpress.com/2010/04/04/mr-machinery/