Month: April 2007

  • Will there ever be a market for a D2DVD series?

    Yesterday, the first disc of the new D2DVD Babylon 5 series was made available to pre-order on Amazon US. At the time of this writing they are #6 in the Amazon US sales chart. So I guess that answers that question, then.

  • Doctor Who – hey! Doctor Who.

    The script for Smith and Jones, the first episode of Doctor Who series 3, is now available from the BBC writersroom website. Thought you might be interested. 🙂

  • Her Name is Lauren McCain

    I didn’t know her.

  • Another good reason to join the Writers’ Guild

    The UK Film Council have just re-launched 25 Words Or Less, their initiative to encourage the creation of high-concept commercially-viable British films. To get in, you need the following: A pitch line of 25 words or less outlining the story idea A one page outline of the story idea and narrative structure 10 pages of […]

  • Name and Shame

    There’s a lot of talk in the scribosphere at the moment about posting under your own name, and whether you should or not. (Some thoughts from Danny, Jason, and Phill.) I post here under my real name. That’s because I want people to know who I am. In its own small way, this blog is […]

  • The Table Read

    It’s a really simple concept, and you’d think it would be more widely done. You’ve written your spec. It’s as good as you can make it. You’ve been through a dozen drafts, stripped back the action paragraphs and deflowered the prose. The characters have objectives that they’re working towards, and problems that they need to […]