Publications

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1999 onwards — Published freelance journalist, contributing to various publications mainly on the subjects of travel and cinema

2007 & 2008 — Shortlisted in the British Short Screenplay Competition

2015 — Novel Johnny Zero published through Calenture Press

2015 — Wrote and directed the short film Co-Là Breith, which was nominated for Best Film at the FilmG Gaelic Film Awards.

2017 — Short story Jackson Pollock published in the third Crooked Holster crime fiction anthology

June 2018 — Won second place in a poetry competition affiliated to a project on male eating disorders at the University of Nottingham.

July 2018 — Co-authored a paper on the challenges of the writer’s role in Games Jams for the associated website for the Beyond Stereotypes – Literature and Video Games conference at the University of St Andrews.

Conferences

2007/08 — TAPS Training & Performance Showcase. Writing for Continuing Drama/Script Editing for Continuing Drama. Series of focused workshops on writing and script-editing for continuing drama, working with practitioners from Emmerdale, The Bill, Doctors and Coronation Street.

June 2018 — Presented a paper on ‘Narrative Focalisation and Video Games’ at the Beyond Stereotypes – Literature and Video Games conference at the University of St Andrews.

May 2019 — Presented a paper on ‘Emanant narratology in videogames and its implications for creative writers’ at the Symposium on Fantasy and the Fantastic at the University of Glasgow

June 2019 — Presented a paper on ‘A Bourdieusian reading of “digital anxiety” and how it pertains to fiction writers’ at the Creative Writing: Processes, Theories, Influences conference at the University of Edinburgh.