On the destructive myth of a writer’s ‘voice’, and what ‘finding your voice’ actually means.
If writing is re-writing, scriptwriting is script editing. And one of the most basic tools of script editing is the One Liner, which focuses you on POS (point of scene). … Continue reading What’s The Point (Of Scene)? How The One Liner Changed How I See Stories
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
I came across this fantastic podcast the other day via Tin House and featuring writer Ann Hood who shares her ten rules on how to write a ‘kick-ass’ essay. It is excellent and … Continue reading Ann Hood’s Top Ten Tips On How To Write A Kick-Ass Essay
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 am delighted by Sydney’s growing comedy culture, talk a bit about the delightful David O’Doherty, and am delighted to see comedian and storyteller Michael Workman again. … Continue reading Review: War by Michael Workman (Performance, 2014)