Easter 2018

Thoughts from a wandering minstrel... The date is August 24th, 1612 and it is a beautiful summers day here on the banks of Old Father Thames. It is a place of notorious fun with bear baiting, cock fighting and raucous merrymaking. Cockfighting, however, is just as...

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Do we need stories?

Somewhere in the pile of scripts that regularly land on the desks of the numerous industry readers, your story is nestled in the middle somewhere just waiting to be given that half-chance…

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So I decided to become a screenwriter.

It is probably a good idea at this stage to briefly outline my own background, and why I decided to become a screenwriter. I used to be a professional actor - back in the days when you had to work your guts out for an industry Equity Card...

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A Survivor’s Blog to Screenwriting

A Survivor’s Blog to Screenwriting This is not a ‘how to’ weekly blog – how to become a successful television or film screenwriter. I want it to be more personal than that. Besides, the commercial book shelves of the world are ‘yawning’ under the weight of...

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