As I stand triumphantly on the finish line and wave goodbye to three years of screenwriting at university, I thought I would share a few gems with you. I have a habit of writing down things that are said by the people around me. My classmates and lecturers were no exception. I've gathered up my… Continue reading Things Said By Actual Students and University Professors
I slept well last night. Even if the rain has made me ill. After hiking across half of Southampton to reach a graveyard and back, I have learnt how wonderfully nasty passers-by can be. If people believe that walking their shitting and pissing dog around a cemetery is perfectly fine (or letting their children drive… Continue reading Moar Filming a Short Film
Hello! It's been a while and I do apologise. I've been writing all over the internet but now is the time to share the fruits of my labour. I'm here to tell you about an awesome website run by squidmasters, praise Maureen Johnson's latest book and how one of our uni assignments is to film… Continue reading Orange Squids, Killer Ghosts and Filming a Film
That awful moment when your writing programme freezes and you know you're about to loose a whole paragraph of beautiful words: *le sigh* The trials of life. Well, I've personally found this week to be an up hill (mountain) struggle. I had such a mental break down at one point that I was actually convinced… Continue reading #NaNoWriMo Day 17, Dwarves deserve love too, y’know, and the stabbing finally happened
I always love this argument, because so many writers I know make excuses as to why they cannot write or have no time to write. The fact of the matter is, very seldom is it impossible to write. I really love Stephen King's autobiographical memoir on the craft of writing, appropriately titled On Writing. The… Continue reading Hey Writers, What’s Stopping You? (via Stigmata Script)
Hiya, I’m not dead – yet. Give me four more days and come November 30th I’ll be doing a Frederick and trying to drown myself in the sink basin. People keep giving me books. This is lovely and I love all my geeky, literary friends for their passionate areas of writing, but I’m drowning in… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: the final stretch begins. Welcome Rambo and my ohso poetic banking similes.