Writing Update #20: Stuck Again

I got stuck in my head again. I currently have three scripts on the go right now: Vita, the hybrid-supernatural-comedy-about-ghost-nuns-that-still-needs-a-name, and a thriller set in a cinema. I'm stuck on all of them. Vita and the hybrid are in rewrites. The main issue I have with Vita is that Queen Victoria is so difficult to …

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately-August 2018

August wasn't as busy as I hoped, which left me more spare time than expected. Lots of reading to catch up on! Game of Thrones Psychology: The Mind is Dark and Full of Terrors edited by Travis Langley I picked this essay book up on a whim and really enjoyed it. A book full of …

What I’ve Been Reading Lately-July 2018

I started reading late in July. I really need to do better! Myths of Greece & Rome by H.A. Guerber I haven't read this book in years but started re-reading it for a project. This book used the Roman names and separates the myths by chapters revolving around the individual gods. There is also a …

Writing Update #19: Definitely Writing Award Winning Screenplays

I haven't posted a writing update in a while, because for ages I was stuck in rewriting Hell with Vita. I edited the script entirely on my flights to and from Edinburgh, and the second draft still needs work, but it's getting there. While in Edinburgh, I started developing a new series. It was taking …

Interpreting the Autopsy of Jane Doe

I recently watched the Autopsy of Jane Doe (Ovredal, 2016) on Netflix and I was amazed at how great it was. It's a clever, claustrophobic horror film which leads to a suspenseful climax, and I didn't work out the twist. The film has been playing on my mind, and I can't wait to see what …

Review: King Lear at the Duke of York’s Theatre

On the 1st September I took myself to London to see Sir Ian McKellen in King Lear. I hadn't seen many Shakespearean plays before, and I was so excited to see Sir McKellen perform. The show was brilliant. The minimalist set allowed the shifting of furniture for new scenes to be seamless and not break …