Books

David’s books have been published across the world and in languages as diverse as Korean, Chinese and Japanese. He has also had four film deals for his own stories, two in the UK and two in Hollywood.

SCIENCE AND ACADEMIC BOOKS

The Story Book – Guidance for writers to story creation, optimisation, problem resolution and marketing (2010). DreamEngine Media Ltd. ISBN 978-0-9557089-2-3.

 

Story Theory – The psychological and linguistic foundations to how stories work (2014). Dreamengine Media Ltd.

 

 

 

 

The Primary Colours of Story (Due for publication in 2018). Comprising three volumes:

  • Book 1:  Academic story theory (a constructivist narratology);
  • Book 2:  Why stories exist. How stories work (For writers, publishers, directors, producers…)
  • Book 3:  Example film development from the seed of an idea to the silver screen.

HUMOROUS TRAVEL STORIES

Ocean Boulevard (2007). Summersdale Publishers. ISBN 978-1-84024-590-5.

Jumping Ships (2009). Summersdale Publishers. ISBN 978-1-84024-591-2.

CHILDREN’S BOOKS (Illustrated by Kelly Chapman)

Kepple the Kite (2008). DreamEngine Media Ltd. ISBN 978-0-9557089-0-9.

Oopsie – I Forgot! (2010). DreamEngine Media Ltd. ISBN 978-0-9557089-1-6.