I aim to help content generators with their stories and concepts. I work with authors, agents, publishers and licence holders and speak regularly at university courses and industry events. Listen to my podcast interview on The Bestseller Experiment to learn much more!
I joined Little, Brown UK to launch a children's imprint, LBYR. I managed a list of approx. 50 titles a year and commissioned a range of fiction and non fiction, including Carnegie long listed novels, Liccle, Bit, This Is Not A Love Story and Joe All Alone, and successful commercial series such as Frankie's Magic Football with celebrity author, Frank Lampard.
Working Partners is a London and New York-based book packager of internationally successful commercial children's series fiction. I commissioned and managing lead series, including Beast Quest (worldwide sales in excess of 10 million), Survivors (winner of starred Kirkus reviews), My Sister The Vampire and Sea Quest. This role gave me extensive experience of developing Intellectual Property and managing a team of editors.
'Had me gripped throughout.' IAN RANKINYou trust your family. They love you. Don't they?When 17-year-old Eva Olsen awakes after a horrific accident that has left her bedbound, her parents are right by her side. Devoted, they watch over her night and day in the attic room of their family home in the forests of Norway.But the accident has left Eva without her most recent memories, and not everyt... read more
He leaves his victims fighting for life,And with the mark of death...After old remains resurface in a heatwave, a young woman is attacked and left fighting for her life in hospital. 24 hours later she dies and a deadly tattoo is discovered on her body. When another young woman disappears, Detective Francis Sullivan and his team fear a serial killer walks the streets of Brighton. His team ident... read more
Looking for a new calm in this crazy world? The Little Book of Sewing is your pocket-sized guide to creating your own zen with nothing more than a needle and thread. This little book is packed with essays, anecdotes, quotes, how to guides and practical tips and contains all you need to channel your creative energy and start sewing today. It will show you how to: Sew yourself calm, thread a nee... read more
Lottie Pumpkin is an ordinary girl who longs to be a princess; Ellie Wolf is a princess who longs to be ordinary. When fate puts them in the same dorm at Rosewood Hall, the two come up with the perfect solution: to swap places.Now back for their second year at Rosewood, Lottie and Ellie are close as ever, and learning more about their new roles. But strange things are happening at Rosewood. Wi... read more
Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined! While on holiday at a summer camp, Frankie, Charlie, Louise and Max the dog are transported to a prehistoric land of dinosaurs. Can they reunite a baby pterodactyl with its mum, and avoid being eaten by a hungry T-Rex? The ... read more
Ferno the Fire Dragon
The first book in an epic new series about the Survivors dogs From Erin Hunter, #1 nationally be....
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Fiction editor for over 20 years. Top NYC publishers. Over a thousand titles. Endorsed by bestselling authors. All levels of editing.
Formerly of Simon and Schuster, I love being able to work more directly with authors with honest and thoughtful collaborative editing.