Outside a fog had gathered. Fekenham Green looked remarkably like the site for a ghost story, unfortunately, all spectres had either gathered inside the Frog and Radiator or gone south for the summer. The yellow-tinged haze hung over the cricket field making it nigh on impossible to cross without fear of falling into a ditch. Inside the evening flowed in a flicker of flames … [Read more...] about The Horrible Haemorrhoids of John Tuck – More From The Village Tales of Fekenham Swarberry
I have to say right from the off, I voted to stay in Europe. Yes, I am one of those who saw mutual and great benefits for Britain in the EU and not out of it. That said, I am also a Democrat and as such have to abide by those principles or face the charge of being called a hypocrite. As much as I may and do dislike the way the vote went, we lost, that is the remain side lost, … [Read more...] about Ever Had The Feeling You’ve Been Cheated?
There is madness in writing. Writing a story requires more than time, imagination, and will. It requires reining in the madness and applying some common sense. This article looks at three areas in particular. Tinkering; No matter what you're writing, novel, short story, poem, a letter to your long-lost aunt (the one with the treasure chest hidden in the attic), a complaint to … [Read more...] about Madness In Writing
I once read a cheaply produced paperback called 'The Mark Of The Beast', the mark being microchipped humans. Someone slipped it into my hand at Hammersmith Tube Station. It had a lurid green cover, I recall, and a traditional image of a horned devil. I remember sitting on the top of a London bus and reading with amusement. The writer was warning about the age to … [Read more...] about Microchipped Humans
Tell us about Twelve Chairs Films ? I set up Twelve Chairs Films with my friend and colleague Phil Falato just over a year ago. It was a natural progression to set up a production company. And it was a perfect marriage between Phil’s expertise in finance and investment, and his love of film, and my writing and business background. Twelve Chairs Films is developing a slate … [Read more...] about Interview With Producer and Screenwriter Paul Gallagher