The Beach House Diaries ~ Building The Dream House

  Thursday, June 2nd 2016 Day 3  – Building The Dream House After an intense few months of writing, re-writing, editing and re-editing, not to mention the mother of all merry-go-round of casting changes, rehearsals for the staged reading of my play The Beach House, was finally upon us.  An idea I had come up with in…

The Beach House Diaries ~ The Read Through

I’m back! And oh boy do I have a lot to share! Okay so, I’ve been getting a lot of messages from you guys on Twitter and email, asking me about this whole process. And I know that a lot of you really are thinking about venturing into this world or are just very curious…

Present Tense vs. Past Tense. Which is best?

  It’s a dilemma us writers battle with all too often. We sit down at our computers or notebooks, ready to feel our story pour onto the page when… suddenly.. we don’t know where to begin. Which time to we want to drag our readers into? Past or present? Now or then? You would think…

THE ANTI-HERO VS. THE HERO – WHICH IS BEST?

As a writer I know how important the ‘hero’ is to the reader. Whether we’re watching a film, TV or reading a book, our stereotypical hero has to be the one we love, the one we root for, the one we want to get the girl or guy in the end. We want them to…