A couple of months ago, a friend got in touch to let me know about her latest project. And my heart skipped a beat. Nicky Shortridge and her childhood best … Continue reading A Fun, Feminist Magazine for Girls? Yes Please!
Being a good producer takes a lot of guts. Generally speaking, I think film and TV producers get a bad wrap. We envision them as ruthless, mercenary sharks with no … Continue reading The One Difference Between Good and Bad Producers
About a year ago, I came across a group called NYC Midnight that run a slate of online writing competitions. I’m usually pretty suspicious of these sorts of things, and … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why I Recommend The NYC Midnight Writing Challenges
In which I say, try it all at least once, no matter what anyone says, and go with what works right now. I remember being a kid … Continue reading Finding Your Process (Is Hard)
In which I get all a bit hot under the collar about people who dismiss youth media (or any genre storytelling) because of their own prejudices about the intended … Continue reading Judge The Work, Not The Audience
In which I confess I no longer fight my inability to stomach really, really, really long books. What a terrible confession to make, but it’s true. The first … Continue reading I Hate Brick-Sized Books And I Cannot Lie
In which I try and convince you that puppets are people too, talk about the power of the human voice, and hopefully not offend too many documentary makers. Not too … Continue reading Real Life Puppets: The Power of Puppets in Documentary Storytelling