The Writing Journal #35

There are few feelings better for a writer than coming across a new idea. The rush of giddy excitement as new characters, story worlds and set pieces flash across your mind, propelling you into a mad scramble to capture them all before they disappear into the ether once more. During this time, you don’t have … Continue reading The Writing Journal #35

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

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 #27

There’s been so much to get excited about this last weekend that I think I may need to spend the next few days in a cool, dark room to fully recover. The exciting new Star Wars IX teaser dropped with many tantalising titbits (Palpatine?!?!); Line of Duty continued to twist and turn its way towards … Continue reading The Writing Journal #27

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