Other Writing

Besides the blog, there are these sometimes published articles and essays, usually about screenwriting.

MY FIRST .45 (2017)
One writer’s exploration of the tension between considered research and impulse buying.

THE ROAD TO THE WORLDS (2016, Bullshooter)
One writer’s journey of self-discovery on a world stage.

THE ROAD TO THE NORTH ISLAND CHAMPS (2015, Bullshooer)
One writer’s journey of self-discovery at a regional level.

THE THAMES VALLEY SUPER LEAGUE (2015, Bullshooter)
One writer’s first away competition.

HARD SELL (2008, The Pitch Engine)
One writer’s handwringing about pitching.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DO BETTER (2007, The Pitch Engine)
A diatribe – and whoa! some suggestions! – about bad story-telling.

A BLESSED WARM BLOG (2007, The Pitch Engine)
A heartwarming tale about avoiding writing.

FEATURE FILM VIRGIN (2006, WriteUp)
A soft-focussed and unreliable reminiscence of an ultra-no-budget feature production.

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (2006)
A fictionalised exchange of emails on a writer-for-hire gig.

KIMBO (2005)
Big, dumb, ridiculous fun. Used as a prop in some reality programme prank.

ON BECOMING A SCREENWRITER (2005, WriteUp)