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Little Written Podcast – Clarke McWilliam, Page to Stage

Here’s my second ten-minute Little Written episode, featuring another writer from the Page to Stage Festival:

Episode 5: Clarke McWilliam, Page to Stage

Unfortunately, due to space limits on Soundcloud, I have had to hive these Page to Stage related episodes off into a second podcast that I’ve called Little Written Extra. The main annoyance of this is that the two podcasts are separate on iTunes, so if you have to subscribe to each one separately:

Little Written on iTunes
Little Written Extra on iTunes

Little Written Podcast – Michael Rumney, Page to Stage

Episode Four of the Little Written Podcast is out. At only ten minutes long, this is more of a bite-sized offering than the previous entries. This episode features Michael Rumney, the writer of Bricks, one of the eight one-act plays that have been selected for the festival:

Episode 4: Michael Rumney, Page to Stage

I’m intending this to be the first of a series of episodes where I talk to the writers involved with Page to Stage 2016 (I will try to persuade someone to interview me, at some point!). The next one should be out pretty soon, so keep an eye out for that.

Uncaused Effects – A brilliant audio piece on writing

On Tuesday, I recorded a second interview for the Little Written podcast. I was interviewing one of the writers for Exeunt Magazine (details to come when the piece is released) and as part of my preparation, I listened to a few episodes of their podcast Pursued by a Bear.

I had been particularly directed to listen to the episode posted above: Uncaused Effects, which promised Continue reading

Little Written Blog #1: Poor Preparation

little written logo TREATEDThis writing blog is a bit of an experiment. If it works – by which
I mean, if I feel moderately inspired to keep going with it – I will
try to write pieces on a semi-regular basis. Let’s see how it goes.

For the last month or so, I have been working on a short story and, to be honest, I have found it quite a struggle. Continue reading

Page to Stage Diary: Meet Harriet, Justin and Trudy…

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… and here to like it on Facebook.

OK, so there have been a number of challenges over the last few weeks that have prevented me from making any further updates to the production diary. Continue reading

Page to Stage Diary: Everybody wants to be a cat…

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The fourth member of our cast

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With the company for An Everyday Apocalypse finally assembled, it was time for a first full cast reading of the script. Continue reading

Page to Stage Diary: Casting Clamour

The P2S Casting Event winding down. Photo courtesy of Fruit & Fibres Canteen & Craft Workshop

The Page to Stage casting event winds down at Fruit & Fibres Canteen & Craft Workshop

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So, I’m writing this on the train, heading back from the Page to Stage Festival casting event, which took place in the Baltic Triangle area of Liverpool earlier today Continue reading

Page to Stage Diary: Undead Inspiration

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Here are some unsolicited meanderings about the inspiration for my script for the Page to Stage Festival, which will be performed in Liverpool in April. You can follow news about the play on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Continue reading