Today the first scenes from my first ever feature film will be shot. Today it feels official – I am a screen writer. Actually, I’ve been there before. Today, I’m a feature film screen writer. Big. Boy. Pants.
Can’t actually get enough of this group right now.
http://www.lifehack.org/567408/frank-writing-skills The simpler rules are, the easier they are to remember. Craft. Every. Sentence.
> https://www.gravit-e.co.uk/would-you-pay-for-twitter-twitter-hope-so My ability to predict what will happen to online brands and tools has been running at 100% recently. I was at Open University yesterday and, over lunch, talk turned to social media. I pointed out a couple of what I thought were important trends right now – Facebook are Continue Reading
If you’re a regular visitor to my site you will no doubt have noticed that things have changed a little today. What you’re seeing is the evolution of my theme for authors. Formerly known as “Authorsite”, I renamed the theme to “Polymath” to better suit it’s nature. I needed a Continue Reading
Even if you’re not planning to do much CSS on your WordPress site, chances are you might need to tweak something. In today’s multi-device world, having a site that looks good on a range of devices – from phones to desktop PCs and those giant Apple Macs people seem to Continue Reading
K-2SO is a re-programmed Imperial droid who specializes in strategic analysis. He was the break-out star of Rogue One, played by the peerless Alyn Tudyk. If you haven’t seen Rogue One, skip the video the below and the rest of this post. If you already have (and frankly, who hasn’t?) then Continue Reading
Before filing cabinets, we had the coolest desks These really are magnificent things to behold. I’ve been considering swapping out my IKEA desk for an “IKEA-Hack” desk and this has really given me some inspiration.
I hate proofreading. I truly hate it. I don’t think I’m good at it. Lucky for me, I found a simple hack that has reduced my error rate significantly and made proofreading a lot, lot easier. I slowed the hell down. It wasn’t deliberate. I’ve been experimenting with using a Continue Reading
Horror Story Collection #1, will be free on Amazon Kindle from March 10th to March 11th. I’m experimenting with both boosted Facebook posts and Amazon’s own marketing platform to help push the book up the Amazon charts and hopefully pick up some positive reviews. I have a respectable 4 stars, Continue Reading
A lot of writers ignore the weather. It’s sunny when things are good. It always rains at funerals. These old tricks are sometimes considered a part of “The Pathetic Fallacy”. But weather counts, and when you’re screenwriting for outside shoots it’s more than just mood. In a few weeks, my Continue Reading
Dear Mr. Perfect Cupcake Maker, I clicked on the link to your article “10 steps to the PERFECT cupcake” when it appeared in my social media feed today. I am writing to let you know that it left me somewhat disappointed, to say the least. In an effort to stop Continue Reading
The English language is constantly evolving, but that doesn’t mean that we should be the sort of irresponsible parent that leaves its baby with its fingers in the plug socket and a nappy full of poo just so that it can experience “independence”. No, sometimes English needs a helping hand. Continue Reading
Over the next few weeks (or maybe months) I will be revisited one of my earlier prose works, “The Magpye”, for a serious re-edit. The updated version will be re-published on Amazon (and made available to anyone who already bought the book) and an updated set of sample chapters will Continue Reading