I’d never written a play before and I had no idea if I could. I certainly didn’t know if I could write a play where you can’t specify anyone’s gender. Nonetheless, a … Continue reading How does a playwright write a play right? (or ‘My first play!’)
Writer and comedian. Work includes two solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival: Choose Your Own Edventure (interactive storytelling) and Shoegazing (introverted stand-up), collaborated with artist Chris Hagan in Brighton: The Graphic Novel (Queenspark Books) and written various fourth-wall-breaking short plays and sketches for Cast Iron Theatre.
It was the best stand up gig I’d done all year… because it was the only stand up gig I’d done all year. I returned to Rabbit in the Headlights, … Continue reading Ten years gone…
It’s what everyone wants for Christmas: BLOGS! …It’s okay. I know no one wants blogs. Even I wouldn’t be reading this except it’s appearing in front of my eyes as … Continue reading The five blogs of blogmas
I started an online short story “masterclass” last week. I like the term “masterclass”. It implies you already have some skill in an area and are now moving to “mastery” … Continue reading Masterclass of 2016
So. A couple of weeks ago I left you on a bit of a cliff-hanger. My aim was to complete 12 stories and send them out into the world before … Continue reading Countdown to composition
We were in the audience for Halloween Dukeanory last week which featured six creepy stories, one of which was by myself, and one by Kerry. It was a great night … Continue reading Stories! Live Unboxing
I have news! I wrote a thing. It’s been accepted for tomorrow’s Halloween storytelling show at the Dukebox in Hove. Go there immediately and wait for 24 hours! This marks … Continue reading What’s in the baaaaaaaarx!?
First off, it’s the warning: Warning! I am going to Edinburgh tomorrow. So you can expect a sudden flurry of activity here as I do my semi-annual batch of posts … Continue reading An anniversary, an apology and a warning.
I’ve only just realised we are now a quarter of the way through 2016. Where has all the time gone? What happened to those last three months? More to the … Continue reading Writing resolutions: Quarterly review.
A new year is a good opportunity to set yourself various goals and resolutions which you can then happily ignore until next January. At that point, you can look back … Continue reading Writing Resolutions 2016
I am sorry. I will try harder. My annual report from WordPress reveals I only blogged three times in 2015, my site has been read less than ever, and the … Continue reading Not much ado about nothing
Went to see Jimmy Cliff. Done a review for Latest 7 Magazine: Jimmy Cliff Posted in Latest 7, Music Reviews, Reviews, Under Review, Under Review “I bring peace and … Continue reading Jimmy Cliff review for Latest 7