School workshops & author visits
I regularly visit secondary schools, giving author talks and running workshops based around my books. I was Head of Acting at one of the UK's leading performing arts colleges, and have facilitated workshops for East Side Educational Trust, Ambassador Theatre Group and the Young Vic. My sessions are fun, high energy, flexible and can be tailored to your needs. Get in touch for more info or to make a booking.
This tackles all things writing, from inspiration, process and craft, to the key themes discussed in the books. It lasts for 1 hour and is suitable for any size of group, Year 8+
Interactive synopsis of Noah Can’t Even or Alex in Wonderland.
Why funny books are important and should be celebrated.
Why LGBTQ+ teens need funny books more than ever.
The journey of a book from first draft to publication.
Being an author as a career.
A reading, Q&A and book signing.
Writing comedy workshop
This flexible session can run from 1 to 2 hours, and works best with up to 30 students, Year 7+
Discover my top tips for writing comedy.
3 techniques to get a laugh.
Drama-based character techniques (in longer sessions).
Guided creative writing exercise exploring a range of comedy techniques, with class presentation of material.
Reading from the book, Q&A and signing.
creating character workshop
A flexible session that can run from 1 to 2 hours, with up to 30 students, Year 7+
Fast-paced, drama-based exercises to create and develop character.
Learn how to get to know your characters by letting them ‘speak’ to you.
Ideal for students who are less confident with writing, or need to develop imagination skills.
Can include a writing exercise extension activity.
Requires a larger space, free from furniture.
Once you’ve booked your session with me, I’ll send you a pack full of Noah and Alex branded goodies which you can use for displays, student prizes and giveaways! (Items subject to availability).
Full day (up to 4 hours of talks & workshops) - £360
Half day (up to 2 hours of talks & workshops) - £260
Travel expenses and overnight accommodation (where required) are charged on top of the fee, but will be agreed with you beforehand.
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If you have further questions, want to check availability, or would like to make a booking, just drop me a line via my contact form.