Category: WIPs

Works in progress

There’s a moment just before a fight when the adrenaline kicks in. Your brain tells your body that it’s time to either put up your dukes or take a hike, preferably a quick one in any direction that has nothing…

Continue Reading The opening pages of The Journeyman

So, today I received an email from Stage32 telling me that the feedback from Rachel Paulson was ready. It was my first pitch, so I didn’t have high hopes, but it seems I did slightly better than I thought I…

Continue Reading Pitching the drama 2

This week I have been mostly going over The Babysitter. I’ve been writing it over the past 18 months The babysitter story as a 6 x 60min drama for TV.  It’s now at a stage where, apart from the odd…

Continue Reading Pitching the drama.

Here is the first draft of the first page or two of the novel version of The Babysitter. The Babysitter January 1st 2000. 12:45 am. The two women staggered, huddled, arms linked, their hands holding onto a small umbrella that…

Continue Reading The Babysitter.