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 #30

“Just when they think they have all the answers, I change the questions.” Not only is this one of my favourite quotes from the incomparable “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, but it is also a sound piece of writing advice for anyone crafting a serial narrative. Jed Mercurio knows this, as do David Benioff and D.B.Weiss. Line … Continue reading The Writing Journal #30

The Writing Journal #29

What a weekend it’s been for 21st Century pop culture! Avengers Endgame has brought ten years and 21 films of planning, plotting and story-telling to an epic and magnificent conclusion (along with a “decent” $1.2billion at the global box office in 5 days…), whilst the Battle of Winterfell in Game of Thrones continued to redefine … Continue reading The Writing Journal #29

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

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 #25

March has been a funny old month. As winter faded and opportunities blossomed, it started with a renewed sense of optimism and excitement for the Spring and Summer months to come. I had the immense joy in the middle of celebrating my birthday with the family and friends who are very dear to me, and … Continue reading The Writing Journal #25

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