Monthly Archives: August 2013

La Villa …

Words cannot describe how much I adore this track. I spend my life writing down lyrics that move me, trying to share that connection with others … If only I could even begin to capture in words the sound of … Continue reading

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Make scripts, not war …

My friend and the extremely talented writer, Catherine Muller found this. Need to work out a plot point? The answer is here. Need to work out a character motivation? The answer is here. Simply brilliant. What a resource. http://www.slideshare.net/bright9977/the-art-of-war-36-strategies-3484026

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Blah, blah, blah …

Can’t believe I never posted this … Simply the best acceptance speech ever … And here is the full version, where the grown-ups also talk …  

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Is it too much to ask …

As a writer I have very small ambitions. I want to be able to write things I love. I want to keep learning, keep getting better, keep finding new ways to tell old stories. I want to work with amazing … Continue reading

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Standing up for myself …

… Video to follow … But, for now – with grateful thanks to Mr. Fish who took the pic! “That’s me in the spotlight …”

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Laughing at, laughing with … It’s all good!

So, here goes nothing … Mid life crisis, maybe … But, one way or another I walk the last sixteen feet tonight and, once I am there, there will be no turning back. Try the veal, please remember to tip … Continue reading

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Shorty got got …

A brief moment of pause to remember a great master in his moment of passing. His books were stunning. Effortlessly cool. And they became some great films and the absolutely wonderful Justified. Folks, let’s hear it for Mr. Elmore Leonard; … Continue reading

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Crying in the morning …

I’m back in the writing room in South Africa (it’s a long story, which I will tell at a later stage). My boi child sent me this and, with temperamental bandwidth here in the deep South, I watched it when … Continue reading

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