Reading, Writing, Arithmetic #7

Throwing myself into TV Writing and Screenplay work in the month since those pesky Oscars left us alone, I have understandably no been reading or surfing or browsing as much as normal. Oh no, I have to write movies and watch loads of TV, my life is so hard, boo-hoo. But seriously, I still want […]

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10 Directorial Firsts You Might Not Have Seen

Film directors. They all have to start somewhere. And let me tell you now, before I get into the ramblings of a movie nut, that there is no way I can be expected to include them all here. Sure, there’ll be some big names I’ll neglect to mention. It is not intentional, nor does it […]

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Reading, Writing, Arithmetic #6

I was impulsively going to apologise for laying it thick on the screenwriting coverage this week – but that soon passed. I guess if that is not your things you will move right along. I appreciate how easy it is to click open a webpage as much as it is to close it again, but […]

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No My Screenplay Was Not Ready To Submit

You know you are not going to make the next round of voting in the 2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition when the ‘What I Like’ section of the written feedback for your screenplay submission is hardly a hundred words – but the ‘What Needs improvement’ section is six paragraphs. It is a bit like buying a […]

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Screenplays Nine Years In The Making

Currently working on ‘Monsters and Angels’, a screenplay I conceived nearly 10 years ago, and is still not complete. There are many reasons for this, so many I guess, that I could likely dedicate one single blog article to that alone. Why did you not go to the beach when you fancied it earlier? How […]

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