The Complete Comedy Writer

“A gag-packed insight into the inner workings of the comedy world… Go out and bloody well buy the whole book” Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke  

“Seek out a copy, take it into a quiet corner and devour it.” James Cary, Sitcom Geek 

How to be Averagely Successful at Comedy

“Utterly indispensable guide for anyone wanting to make a living at comedy, and very funny too.” British Comedy Guide

“Dave writes about comedy more concisely and in more depth than I ever could. For this reason alone I dislike him intensely.” Omid Djalili

Coming soon

My first novel: Edinburgh Diaries.

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Coming sooner

A short guide to motivating yourself in 2020: If I Only Had The Time: Writing In The Time Of Corona… more details soon