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So… 2020, eh?

If 2020 so far had been a book, any publisher would have rejected it for being far-fetched. If it had been a screenplay, it would be turned down flat for being badly plotted and completely lacking in credibility (although I’m sure we can all name at least one film that’s been a huge success despite exactly those issues!) Continue reading

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“What could possibly go wrong?”

A while back, I did a post on cliches that are so common, they’re almost obligatory. But it didn’t end there. Oh no.
So here are some more. And I’ve even made them into a handy bingo card for you to use on your next movie night. Continue reading

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NEW! “Containment”

Containment – episode 1 released 8th May.
“The show has been created entirely from everybody’s homes and follows a rich mix of diverse, crazy and colourful characters as they adjust to life inside of a fictional lockdown situation! We’ll see their daily lives, their video diaries and so much more as their stories unfold!” Adam Spinks – director Continue reading

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Karen’s Book Buzz: The Ghosts Of Little Cocking

Originally posted on Magic Reviews:
#pictpublishing A role to die for… Everyone wants to be a movie star. When indie director Darton Jellicoe heads off to Little Cocking Manor to film his life’s opus, he doesn’t count on the interventions…

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What’s new, pussycat? (Cover reveal!)

First of all, I hope everyone is keeping well. Things seem to have gone from nought to weird very quickly. Trying to keep things as normal as possible which, for a writer, means a new book is still due out. The Ghosts Of Little Cocking. Fancy a laugh? Continue reading

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2k a day keeps the deadline at bay

“You must write every day. Doesn’t matter if it’s complete rubbish.”
Now, if anyone gives me advice and started off with the words you must, then you can be pretty sure I will do the opposite. In fact, the best way to get me to sit down is to tell me to stand up. Continue reading

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The 9+ links you can’t live without!

Right, I said I’d do this…

I shared some amazingly useful links just before Christmas, and here they are again! Obviously, I’ve edited things a bit because sharing a post with a Christmas title in February just isn’t done!

I won’t get all waffly this time. I’ll cut the clebran and get to the good stuff.

And here we go… Continue reading

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LIKE GLASS release!

“I dare you not to cry.”
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The Good, the Bad, and the Unreadable

‘I haven’t got time to read; I’m too busy writing.’

When did you ever hear somebody say ‘I haven’t got time to eat; I’m too busy cooking.’ or ‘I haven’t got time to wear clothes; I’m too busy sewing a pair of trousers.’ Continue reading

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New Book – The Ghosts Of Little Cocking

Ever had someone ask you “So what’s your book/play/film about?”?
Yes, you have.
Admit it.
We all have.
There’s two ways this can go. You either tell them, even if you’re not entirely sure yourself just yet (hey, it happens – don’t judge). You then watch their eyes glaze over as they start mentally redesigning their cutlery drawer just to stay conscious. Apparently, it’s a great antidote to all the ‘umm’s and ‘ahh’s and disjointed sentences that inevitably tumble awkwardly from your mouth. Continue reading

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