I've not done one of those 'writing tip' posts for ages, so I thought I'd wade back into the waters with a pop at the heinous crime of laundry list writing. You'll find more tips on writing great dialogue in 'Talking out Loud' - one of those ebook … [Continue reading] about Who’s doing the laundry?
I suppose I knew three US cities in ten days would be tiring, and just for good measure, there was the tiny matter of squeezing in the Fanning gay wedding. I’m back home feeling like a poolside inflatable with a slow but steady leak. This whole … [Continue reading] about Tales of the cities
If I could choose a superpower, it would be multitasking. I can do two (or even three) things at roughly the same time, but I won’t pretend I’m doing anything other than dividing my focus. Each task gets a slice of my brain, nothing gets the whole … [Continue reading] about The art of doing two things at once
We live in a connected world. My phone knows if I’m about to have a heart attack. I can learn a language and order dinner without getting off the toilet. How come we can’t swipe right and change our marital status? Later this year – after living … [Continue reading] about Starry starry night
It’s been a while since I updated readers on my bizarre bid to become a standup comedian. With nearly two terms under my belt, I’m well on the way to being an absolute beginner. As with anything new, there are times when I despair at the lack of … [Continue reading] about Getting choppy with standup