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 […]

The Mime Artist

I had been given the keys. I couldn’t play the keys, but I had been given the keys. “How about the bass?” I asked. “I can play the bass” “It messes with the symmetry” they said. One left handed, stage left, One right handed, stage right. I got given the keys. “Okay” I said. “I […]

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 […]