Changing times, the need for change, creative crashing. June seems to have flown by, so a bit late with this one! Here’s some different things I’ve been thinking a lot about this past month. Maybe there’s something here to interest you too?
On the destructive myth of a writer’s ‘voice’, and what ‘finding your voice’ actually means.
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 respect for the creative process, just the bottom line. But good producers couldn’t be further from that stereotype. (And that’s not to say there aren’t […]
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 to be honest I’m not someone who regularly enters competitions. But after poking about their website, I thought, why not? I’ll try it once, and […]
In which I review/speculate on/suffer mild anxiety about the books piling up at home. In this edition: a picture book, a poetry collection, a modern classic, a book on creativity and business and a local novel by a guy called Paddy. Boy oh boy, are […]
In which I review/speculate on/suffer mild anxiety about the books piling up at home. For those of you who’ve been here before and read this previous post, you will no doubt see the irony at play here. Can’t help it. You know, books. In this edition: Steal Like An Artist & Show […]
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 and wanting nothing more than to sit down with a fresh new notebook, full of lovely, clean white pages, and fill every single one of […]