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So you’ve always felt that, deep down, you really were more of a ‘creative’ person. Maybe you also thought that while the boring job or career that you picked for yourself all those years ago was just fine for paying the mortgage and putting food on the table, it just wasn’t, you know, fulfilling. Then […]

Nov 21st, 2011 | Filed under Blog, Trying to Get Published

I found this useful article on the pitfalls of finding an agent. Seems like excellent advice to me. http://www.writers.net/articles/agents/get_a_real_agent.php      

Oct 30th, 2011 | Filed under Blog, Trying to Get Published

Yes, you are right, it’s the snow. Imagine you are in charge of the production company. You have all the stars – Daniel Craig et al – camera crews, a catering company, but no snow – or there was snow and you all raced up North and it melted. What now?

Jul 27th, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Blog

I was thinking about Bill Grundy’s comments about the cost of producing his screenplay ‘Hefted’. There are some scenes in and outside the farm, some scenes in a car, and some in London, all possible. But can you see what the main cost and potential problem would be for the production team?  See the next […]

Jul 26th, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Blog, Trying to Get Published

I was looking at the BBCwriters page and came across Bill’s Screenplay because he was winner of the 2011 BBC Future Talent Award. I got in touch and he quickly repyed with this email: “Hi Simon, Yes, I’m perfectly happy for you to put ‘Hefted’ on your website. I’m attaching the pdf version of it.   […]

Jul 21st, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Blog, Uncategorized

Another company showing an interest in response to our Pitch. Wow.! Here they are: Feelgoodfiction.

Jul 17th, 2011 | Filed under Blog, Trying to Get Published

Still waiting for the ‘heads up’ from Talent tv and in the meantime I decided to have a look at their website and was facinated too see their first feature film to be out this Autumn (2011) . It is called “Outside Bet” and stars Bob Hoskins. The Pitch tells us that some guys in […]

Jul 17th, 2011 | Filed under Blog, Trying to Get Published, Uncategorized