“How They Made It: Inspirational stories of how others succeeded in their dream job – and how you can too” is a diverse and inspirational collection of career profiles, compiled by graduates and aimed at graduates. But this isn’t your usual career guide. This book won’t give you standard job profiles or a list of [...]
It can be hard keeping on top of emails, social media and workload as a freelancer. The same can be said for writers keeping abreast of self-promotion, collaboration and projects. It can be even more tricky if you do both. Who’d do a crazy thing like that?! *ahem* Here’s my top three ways to save [...]
“If you love Sophie Kinsella, then you’ll love this too,” says a five-star reviewer of up-and-coming new chick lit author Elle Field’s début novel “Kept”, which has just been published. Having been connected with Elle for a number of years, and having been in awe of her limitless talents and boundless energy – she switches [...]
Adaptation can be a tricky task indeed. How do you even begin to start thinking about adapting prose (or any other type of writing for that matter) into a script? What will production companies expect of the source material? What should a writer expect if their story or novel is adapted by somebody else? I’ve [...]
It’s a beautiful sunny start to May, and what better way to start the day than by reflecting upon the success of the new #wpad – writer’s picture a day – challenge. Here are the prompts for May: Last month it really started to take off, with writer John Hunter and composer Heather Fenoughty really [...]
Have fun – Use the prompts to snap a photo, scribble something, draw something, “borrow” a picture from the net (but always be sure it is allowed first). The possibilities are limitless. Share your pictures whichever way you like, but be sure to include the #wpad tag. If you’re on twitter, why not share the [...]
Here’s the prompts for the #wordsadayapril writing challenge! Practice loglines, 6-sentence stories, flash fiction… It’s up to you! Find out more about how to take part here, and don’t forget to use the #wordsadayapril hashtag on twitter! Will YOU be taking part? Share your blog/twitter links in the comments!
Stephen is a screenwriter who I’ve had the privilege of helping grow as a writer from the very start of his journey into scriptwriting. Though he started off writing one-off scripts, he’s now dedicated to developing a TV/radio series entitled “92 The Series”, the scripts for which he shares through his website. Through promoting these [...]