In 2020: co-creator of Accidental Gods: A podcast about transforming ourselves, transforming the world. We're due a new evolutionary step, and this one can be of consciousness - we have the skill sets now; we just need to use them.
2022 Co-creator of Thrutopia writing masterclass: we need a generation of writers to create the maps and journeys that will take us from here to there, where 'there' is a future we'd be proud to leave to the generations that come after us.
This is the single most important thing we can do now: create a whole network of engaging, inspiring stories that will carry us forward.
Manda is passionate about the power of story and rituals, she is the author of the Boudica books and A Treachery of Spies (amongst others) and currently working on 'Dreaming the Wounded Bear'. Winner: McIlvanney prize 2019. Shortlisted: Orange Prize and Saltire Award, Edgar Nominee... various others.