The Writing Journal #36

There it is. The party train rolls into July, and with a snap of the fingers, half of humanity…sorry, half of 2019 is done and dusted. It’s been a funny six months, with a lot of excitement and promise mixed with a lot of stalls and stutters. I was propelled into January off the back … Continue reading The Writing Journal #36

The Writing Journal #34

I’ve just got back from a weekend of throwing myself off cliffs and down mineshafts. Not because my writing week was that bad, but simply for the fun of it (I hasten to add at this point that it was controlled fun the whole time – only leap from things under the guidance of fully … Continue reading The Writing Journal #34

The Writing Journal #33

It seems there is a glut of phenomenal TV on our screens at the moment.  The Virtues, Years and Years, Ghosts and What We Do in the Shadows to name but a few (before you even begin to add in Big Little Lies, Killing Eve and The Handmaid’s Tale starting back up again the weekend … Continue reading The Writing Journal #33

The Writing Journal #32

At the beginning of May, I was in quite a creatively low place. The preceding months had swept me up in a whirlwind of potential opportunities and exciting projects to get my teeth stuck into, which was fantastic, but for various reasons – funding applications being turned down; collaborators having to switch priorities; projects in … Continue reading The Writing Journal #32

The Writing Journal #31

A very interesting script crossed my desk this week, which provided a fascinating reminder to me of the importance of an active protagonist in a story. So fascinating, in fact, that I thought it a reminder worth sharing (although, of course, with the details removed for the sake of privacy). The first half of this … Continue reading The Writing Journal #31

And so our watch has ended…

There we have it. Fire met ice, ice met fire, and now our watch has ended.  For a multitude of reasons, Game of Thrones will go down as a moment in pop culture history, no matter what your own personal opinion of it may be. Alongside the MCU, it has been one of the most … Continue reading And so our watch has ended…

The Writing Journal #28

Happy Easter to everyone celebrating it this weekend. For me personally it’s been a great weekend of unwinding and relaxing in the glorious sunshine we’ve been enjoying. In fact, I’m so keen to get back out into the sunshine again before it inevitably disappears until August, that this is going to be a very short … Continue reading The Writing Journal #28