Alright, I haven’t recorded that album yet. But I have read all Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock stories this year. And followed that up by re-watching all of the BBC … Continue reading Jim Holland sings the complete works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
There are are too many “things” being produced these days. We all know this. There’s just no time to take them all in. So this update is only 12 bullet … Continue reading DO NOT READ THIS BLOG OR A SMALL MAN WILL CLIMB OUT OF A WELL AND OUT OF YOUR TELEVISION AND THEN OUT OF YOUR HOUSE AND INTO ANOTHER WELL AND THEN OUT OF THAT WELL AND THEN THE WHOLE TEDIOUS PROCESS WILL REPEAT… FOREVER.
My very short story, Orange Spray Paint, has been accepted for an Anthology by members of my writing group, The Hatchery. You can download a copy onto your kindle, or other … Continue reading The Hatchery Anthology
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’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.