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Writer’s Block – Myth or Reality?

I recently script edited a talented writer who wrote a terrific story outline, an excellent scene-by-scene breakdown but, when it came to the first draft, instead of flying through it and delivering on the promise of her preparation, she not … Continue reading

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Feel The Fear and Write It Anyway

At the moment I’m developing a new project and as I do so, I’m conscious of the stages that I’m going through because no matter how many writing projects I develop, the fear process is always the same. Step 1 … Continue reading

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Wannabe Bee in My Bonnet

Not so long ago, a new writer I know dismissed a particular writing festival as being full of wannabes.  This writer had a single project commissioned and seemed to feel superior to the majority of people who attend these type … Continue reading

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Writers are Noble, Writers are Brave…

…to paraphrase Nigel Molesworth Reading about R J Ellory’s “sock puppeting” in other words, saying great things about himself and rubbishing his writer competitors I was struck not by the perfidy of what he’d been doing nor even wondering why … Continue reading

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Into the Darkest Corner of The Writer

It occurred to me the other day that script editing, and indeed script reading is like peeking into someone’s bedside table drawer.  Why? Because more may revealed about the writer than they might have planned. When I read someone’s work, I often spot … Continue reading

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