Topics covered include X-Factor style theatrical job interviews, getting bored of film stars and monsters that go “Rrraarrgghh”.
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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
I have rebranded the writing material on my site under the title “Little Written”. This was mainly because Continue reading
I am currently preparing to write the second draft of an audio script. Continue reading
A quick mention for this fantastic documentary on the mathematician and computing pioneer, Ada Lovelace, from my colleague, Dr Hannah Fry. Continue reading
This 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
Here is a page for my interview with Katy Highet, writer of the mini audio drama You like this (2012). In the play, we listen in to the inner monologues of some speed daters whose communication leaves much to be desired. It’s only a five minute interview, but it gives some nice background information for the play, which is certainly well worth a listen if you haven’t heard it already.
Created a page for my 10 minute audio drama Christmas Presents, recorded in 2012. I have included some background notes, written for a competition entry, alongside some very brief comments on how I feel about the play now.
I’m afraid it’s not exactly dripping with seasonal cheer, so if you’re looking for something heartwarming and life-affirming… well, it isn’t that. I hope you enjoy Christmas more than the characters do.
An elderly lady prepares to spend Christmas with her nephew and his family.
Created a page for my 30 minute 1920s murder mystery audio The Final Act, recorded in 2012. I have included background notes, written for a competition entry, and some random musings about London traffic in the early twentieth century.
April 1928. Knightsbridge.
A body. A police inspector. Three suspects gathered in the library.
Think you know where this is going…?
Are you sure?
I put some text on the Puzzles page today. No actual puzzles yet, but the first one is pretty much ready to go. I’ll probably publish it on Monday.
I also have a couple more pages on my audio plays that are almost complete. One of those will go up this week too.