Word Count

This isn’t so much a short story; more a character and style experiment. Word Count There is no Dewy Decimal system here. These books are not sorted by genre or author. They are not arranged by colour or size. I would never sort anything by date of publication, or date of anything else for that […]

Sky Edge- Progress

On Saturday, I was fortunate to have the opening on the first draft of my current project read by a great bunch of actors. It was great to hear the characters I have spent the past few months imagining, coming to life. In my last blog post, I was talking about the issues I had […]

Mystery Pen Woe!

‘Mystery Pen Woe’, as I discovered yesterday is a very apt anagram of my name. I could have also called this blog post ‘Weeny Sperm Toy’…a more amusing anagram, but it’d be less appropriate for the situation at hand. I think I have writers block. I maybe realized a couple of weeks ago. I didn’t know it […]

Happy New Year

One of the really horrible things about keeping a blog is that you have a digital record of all the pointless, grandiose statements you make, but never achieve. An archive of empty words.  Fortunately, I can look at the data relating to page views of all of these pointless, grandiose statements and see how many of […]

Wheel of Fortune

I have been thinking about the Wheel of Fortune  in relation to my current project…no…not the tacky quiz show…the randomness of fate… The script I am working on tells the story of a gambler in 1920s Sheffield, who earns big on the Sky Edge pitch and toss ring, so much so, that he believes himself […]

A Long Overdue (Long) Update

I’ve just changed the theme of my page for the third or forth time in a month. A productive waste of time! Each time I have changed the theme, I have thought ‘I should write some blog’, but I never have anything to say! So, I’ll just change the theme on the blog that no […]

Tom and Laura Get Engaged

Tom and Laura Get Engaged Screenplay for a short film It is a perfect day for Tom and Laura, a romantic picnic on the beach proves a great opportunity for Tom to pop the question. Laura is bound to say ‘yes!’. Though, the contents of a seemingly innocent black bin bag proves to be the […]