I am a freelance author and journalist currently writing for TV, podcasts, and across a wide range of national newspapers and magazines. My work has appeared in the Guardian, the Daily Mail, the Daily Mirror, the Sun, the Daily Telegraph, the Daily Express, the Independent, the News of the World, the Sunday Times, Esquire, Q, Cosmopolitan, Company, Elle, and many other newspapers and magazines.
I have held senior editorial positions on several publications, including the Daily Telegraph, the Sun's MF and Fabulous magazines, the News of the World Jam magazine, the Daily Express, the Daily Mail, Closer, She and New Woman magazines. I have also launched new magazines at the News of the World and the Sun.
My latest novel, Dead End Close, is published on the Kindle Store by The Odyssey Press.
My first novel, Martin Harbottle's Appreciation of Time, was published in January 2014 by Oneworld books.
I am the author of several non-fiction books, including The Real Football Factories - shocking true stories from the world's hardest football fans, published by John Blake Publishing, Sex Pistols: Uncensored On the Record, and How To Go Wild, an adventure book for boys and girls, published by Scholastic Books. I have also acted as a ghost writer for celebrity authors.
In 2005 I wrote and co-edited the official Live 8 programme, on sale at every one of the concerts around the world.
I have featured in an episode of Panorama and was interviewed on the Radio 4 programme You and Yours, as well as the documentary "Defining the Decade", with Ed Stourton. I have also featured regularly on Radio Oxford, Radio Berkshire and Radio Wiltshire.
I am currently writing and developing true crime TV and podcast projects in the US.