Different Things – March 2020

I don’t post nearly enough. Let’s see how long I can last doing this, seriously the easiest, most straightforward thing I can commit to… Here’s some different things I’ve been thinking quite a lot about this past month in particular. Maybe there’s something here to interest you too. PLANTERINA – I came across Amanda Switzer […]

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What I Wrote This Year – 2019

It’s felt like a very long year! While it started off a little slow, it ran up into a big and tiring finish. There’s been lots of great stuff going on professionally, loads of development work and a couple of wins too, with some Story Development funding from Screen Australia (the application for which is […]

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Speed Pitching! Things To Consider

The delightful Holly Lyons, screenwriting lecturer at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, and maven behind script assessment service Screenwriting Scriptease, invited me along last week to a speed pitching session for her screenwriting students. Along with some fellow industry peeps, we lined ourselves up for an onslaught of pitches from emerging writers and filmmakers […]

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5 Ways To Improve Gender Representation In Your Kids TV Concept

You can click here to jump straight to the checklist! As writers, we’re told to think outside the box. We strive to look beyond genre conventions, to make interesting connections so our concepts feel ‘fresh’ and ‘unique’. We scout for intriguing ways into our stories, and look to develop characters with traits and motivations that […]

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Monthly Wrap-Up – February 2018

It’s been an up-and-down month, I’m not feeling great and I have no idea what I have written below – I hope it makes sense! Here we go: WATCHING a lot of daggy game shows on telly – Pointless, Think Tank etc – and daggily cheering for the return of Hard Quiz. I am such […]

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