Monthly Archives: April 2015

Some advice for writers

Start by imagining a trance soundtrack. Something like the backdrop to that speech about wearing sunscreen. You can play the original in the background, if you want to. Then I can explain. WRITE Don’t listen to other writers. Or listen to them fine and then ignore it all later. Or listen to them and take them very seriously and […]

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Getting overcarried

Today I got overcarried. That is a word; not a spelling mistake. It’s a word I’d never come across before today and having it happen to me has renewed my faith in human nature. What happened was that I missed my stop on the train to work. I should get off at Leicester, where I […]

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What’s Your First Draft Like? – Cally Taylor

Originally posted on Rebecca Bradley:
Today I’m really pleased to welcome Cally Taylor onto the blog. Cally lives in Bristol with her partner and young son. Born in Worcester, she studied for a degree in Psychology at the University of Northumbria, Newcastle. Her debut psychological thriller THE ACCIDENT was published in the UK by Avon…

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STARCROSS: online screening

I was very lucky last year to be asked to be involved in some really cool projects. One of the best of these was STARCROSS, a short film I wrote for director Ash Morris.¬†Ash often says ‘I’m just a lad from Stoke.’ Well, he’s a very talented lad from Stoke. He used Kickstarter to fund […]

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