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Notes from a Veteran Writer - How Do You Do It? (P.J. McNeill)

How do you do it?

                Don’t worry, we’ll get to “Development Hell”. But this is something I’ve been meaning to write about for awhile, and after getting a few e-mails on the subject, I thought it was worth exploring (sooner, rather than later). 777 more words

Notes from a Veteran Writer - My Dinner with a Development Executive (P.J. McNeill)

My Dinner with a Development Executive

So, you’ve sent your script off to a production company, crossed your fingers, and now you spend your days religiously checking your e-mail, hoping for a response. 795 more words

Gavin Spokes | One Man Two Guvnors | Interview

I briefly caught up with Gavin Spokes who plays the lead character Francis Henshall before the show. 647 more words


Notes from a Veteran Writer - Know Your Worth (P.J. McNeill)

Yes kiddies, and STS Brethren: P.J. McNeill is BACK. 

(We know you’ve been in mourning, and rightly so…)  :) 

Without further ado or yammering, please tuck into his next article – a rather vital piece entitled…. 898 more words

Marathon Writing - An STS Exclusive Article with Rod Thompson

As the STS faithful know, there’s more to life than reading scripts. No, seriously. There honestly is; pinkie swear. After all, there’s film-making, and going to the movies, and… 1,449 more words


I have sat in court and looked into the eyes of a murderer
he was forty years old and
one night he went mad, enraged with anger he grabbed a knife and stabbed and stabbed away at his girlfriend… 627 more words

Articles And Interviews

Notes from a Veteran Writer - The Reclusive Writer (P.J. McNeill)

The Reclusive Writer

I’ve always romanticized the idea of the reclusive writer.

One of my idols, John Swartzwelder, is a recluse to the extreme. He’s credited with writing 59 episodes of… 783 more words