Where Do Authors Get Their Ideas?

Where do writers get their ideas? I found a whole bunch of famous answers (“From an ideas shop in schenectady,” – Harlan Ellison) and some less famous but often funny answers from other authors. The question, “Where do you get your ideas?” is asked of every author at some point in their career. Where do…

Great Writing Advice Great Writers Ignore

Transcript If you are looking for tips to improve your writing you will find them here. But you will also discover that doing whatever the hell you want can work just as well too. Gertrude Stein, the famous American novelist, poet, and playwright said – Punctuation is necessary only for the feeble minded. Before we…

Another Year Burns to Ashes

In a few days I will be older than I was one year ago by exactly a year. It is quite remarkable. The same thing happened to me last year. Last year, on the 12th of May, I was one year older than I was the year before on that exact same date. It really…

When Lovers Meteor – BBC InterConnected Screenplay – for anyone who wants it.

A few weeks ago the BBC put a call out for submissions with the following guidelines – That’s why we’re asking for original short-form scripts, between 5-10 minutes in length whose 2-4 characters now find themselves in isolation, but connecting via video conferencing. They may be friends, lovers, neighbours, colleagues, family or strangers. But they’re all alone together and using modern…

Feed me for free

Hello! I have two books to give away. Both as audiobooks and Kindle ebooks. (Unfortunately I only have UK codes left for the audiobooks but the Kindle editions are free to everyone). The links for the audiobooks are really easy to use. Two clicks and the book will be in your Audible library. Currently I…