Time’s Up

  • By  Ian
  • 10 January, 2018
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There are only a few days left of the BBC’s once a year, drama script submission window. It ends on Monday 15th January at 5pm, so time is almost up. […]

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At Work in the Dark

  • By  Ian
  • 30 November, 2017
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The dark nights have dropped their blanket on us and the cold weather has arrived too.  It’s easy to get bogged down in that oh-dear-it’s-winter-let’s-do-nothing, feeling. The temptation is to […]

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Script It

  • By  Ian
  • 16 November, 2017
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Between drafts of the Blasphemous Isle, the latest Northumbrian Western novel, I’ve been working on a script. This takes me back to my early writing. I had a stage play […]

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Write for Fun

  • By  Ian
  • 27 October, 2017
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Writers want to get published. That’s a fact, isn’t it? It’s the thing that proves that you are a writer – having your words in print. Holding a pamphlet of […]

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