Book Heide and Iain for your event

Heide and Iain love to work with readers’ groups, literature festivals and libraries.


They have delivered many talks, workshops and events.

Here’s a list (not an exhaustive one) of workshops available:

  • Story and Character – a 3 day workshop (shorter versions available)
  • Blockbuster Stories – Using Hollywood structure techniques to build your story – a 1 day workshop
  • Epic Stories – Using mythic structure techniques to build your story – a 1 day workshop
  • Get inside your story –Tools to analyse, break down and rebuild your story – a 1 day workshop
  • Selling your Story (to yourself and then others) – a 1 day workshop
  • Creating the self-publishing launch package: from finished draft to your first twenty reviews – a 1 day workshop
  • Using personas to create a narrative voice
  • Comedy writing techniques
  • Book cover design (with graphic artist Mike Watts)

They have also taken part in many discussion panels (as guests and moderators)

If you’re interested in a workshop or a speaking engagement then do get in touch at

Availability and location are big factors in whether they can help, but Iain and Heide are happy to present via Skype or Google hangout.

“You are both a hugely funny double act” [Karen Mitchell, Rugby Book Lovers]

“…the workshop was well structured with exercises to break down barriers and get participants working straight away.” [Sue Barsby, Leftlion]