The Man Booker longlisted Betty Trask Prize winning author, Louise Dean, known for her ‘dark and fearless’ novels has launched an online novelists ‘apprenticeship’ at www.kritikme.com. Kritikme.com launched in April, and is taking off, particularly amongst women. Louise has 62 writers at work on their novels with Kritikme included film critics, journalists and magazine writers and working mums. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Paul Gallagher from Twelve Chairs Films discusses his company, and the art of film.
Okay, this is it folks, robot writers have taken over the newsrooms. Forget the corporate media hijack, now it’s software bots who are threatening to rule the roost. AP is in the lead with this, using software to create news items and business articles. Yahoo and Fox are also in on the act, auto generating […]