New Year, New Novel? Here Are Some Writing Resolutions You Just Might Keep

Ah, the heady feel of a new year, when you can leave all of last year’s mistakes behind you and emerge as some shiny, productive, improved version of yourself. At least until the second week in January, when it all seems a bit too much like hard work, the weather is bloody miserable, your next […]

Making Money from your Writing Panel at ALCS

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at an ALCS on How to Make Money From Your Writing. The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society is an organisation set up to make sure writers get paid for their work – I feel a little silly that I haven’t joined yet, that is definitely on my […]

Advice for theatre makers on getting reviews

{Note: this blog was originally posted over at Prodigal Geordie]. It’s been just over a year since I moved back to Newcastle, and the theatre scene has delighted me. I spend most weeks bobbing on some triangular trajectory between Northern Stage, Live and Alphabetti, and I’ve seen shows in locations that range from a castle […]