Unbelievably, I’ve gotten through the five-week short story Masterclass already. It’s been very difficult trying to juggle the homework with everything else that’s been going on but I’ve tried to … Continue reading Masterclass dismissed!
I had my first ‘rejection letter’ a couple of weeks ago (I’ve put that in inverted commas because it wasn’t a letter, it was an email). It was from The … Continue reading Rejection
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!’)
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