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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

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

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

Here’s one for all you haveagoscreenwriters. The Kings Speech. What a film. Watch the film and then watch it again with the Script on your knee. It has been around for years – first as a play at the Edinburgh Festival – on the fringe- and was spotted by the directoes Mum. Correct me if […]

Jul 15th, 2011 | Filed under The Kings Speech, Trying to Get Published, Uncategorized

So we added a letter and sent it back. Well – have a go – and another go.

Jul 15th, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Trying to Get Published

Our sctript came back, untouched, in four days. We looked up the criteria – no covering letter!

Jul 15th, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Trying to Get Published