DIFFERENT THINGS – APRIL 2020

Mermen, shopping, eating, hauntings, dejection. Here’s some different things I’ve been thinking a lot about this past month. Maybe there’s something here to interest you too? IT CAME FROM THE DEEP BY MARIA LEWIS As much of a book hoarder as I am, I don’t think I’ve finished reading a whole book in months, let […]

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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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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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