Home Again

The Lovely Wife and I have just returned from a few days south where we — saw a couple of great shows (one of which must, must, tour), I  — cue name-dropping! — schemed with Benedict Reid (yes, that Mr Reid) and Simon Boyes, soon after which we three mouseketeers pitched a show to the Circa Theatre …

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Pitch Engine

Last week, the mailboxes of New Zealand Writers Guild members, associates and supporters were crossed with the Guild’s revived and renamed quarterly magazine, Pitch Engine. A successor to the quarterly WriteUp that shifted online for a couple of years, PE intends to Get Out There and Build Awareness. Props galore to executive director Steve Gannaway …

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BSS

Late last month I attended the 2016 Big Screen Symposium in Auckland. It was the second network-y thing I’ve done this year (ah yes, I neglected to mention I attended the 2016 PANNZ Arts Market in Wellington in March). Cue shameless name-dropping as I saw: Alice, Fritha and Pippa from the guild; Leanne, Selina, Christina, Karin, Jasmin and Chris from the commish; …

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