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You Are Not Your Software - My Writing Diary, Ten Years On, Monday 18th September 2006

There’s a lot of fetishisation* around the writing process. Articles and books on screenwriting would tell you about George Lucas only writing on yellow legal pads in pencil… 603 more words



the sun rises and it’s another day
beauty doesn’t require my consent
whether I’m dancing on water
or waltzing on clouds
reality is its own perfection… 15 more words


Scripts on the go

It seems I’ve had a few older ideas whirling away in the back of my brain for a while now as solutions for the problems in these scripts are bursting out my head at every opportunity. 285 more words


Netflix is definitely changing the rules: Should screenwriters keep that in mind?

In my Final Draft folder, I have two files: a drama movie, and a comedy/drama TV show. Regarding my movie, I always felt it would have to end up in ‘free’ hands; first I thought about looking for an independent producer and make it an ‘indie film’, and soon I thought: Netflix would do wonders with it. 585 more words

Hey, What's Up?

Mini-Writing Progress Wednesday: software troubles.

My copy of Final Draft 9 recently updated. I needed to enter my activation code today. The activation was successful. Now, every time I open the program Windows closes it saying that there was a problem with the program. 210 more words


Based on a true story

Have you ever written a screenplay based on a true story?

I have just completed a screenplay, LEGACY. It’s based on the true story of a famous Olympic equestrian. 46 more words

Hannah Brooks