The Writing Journal #42

“Writing a feature film is a marathon, not a sprint.” These are just some of the many useful words of advice my wonderful script development tutor gave me while I was at film school, and it is a message I have carried with me throughout the years since. They are a soothing, calming mantra during … Continue reading The Writing Journal #42

The Writing Journal #24

It’s going to be a rather brief visit to the Writing Journal this week, which may disappoint some of my dear readers but will probably also be a relief to some more! Having started the week with the confidence that I would still be able to do some work towards this month’s targets, despite a … Continue reading The Writing Journal #24

The Writing Journal #22

It’s a well-worn saying in life that “it’s not what you know, but who you know” that determines your success in a whole range of fields. Whilst this is often used as a rallying cry against nepotism and social elitism, there is also a more pragmatic truth at the heart of this that can sometimes … Continue reading The Writing Journal #22

The Writing Journal #21

March has always been one of my favourite months of the year. Part of that may be due to the fact that my birthday falls nicely in the middle of it, but also because it is the start of Spring and feels like a turning point in the year. There are many things I like … Continue reading The Writing Journal #21