You’re Through To The Next Round…

Posted on May 22, 2010 in Latest, Radio, TV & Film

I was utterly chuffed to make the BBC Writers Academy longlist. I almost keeled over when I made the Nick Darke Award shortlist too. Much high-fiving has ensued and, as luck is supposed to come in threes, I’ve also bought a lottery ticket. The BBC Writers Academy is an apprenticeship scheme producing the next generation of writers for EastEnders, Casualty, Holby […]

Hothouse Flowers

Posted on May 5, 2010 in Books, Latest

I spent the bank holiday with shaggy-haired Highland cows and fidgety tadpoles. My home was a converted freight container on the edge of a loch. The view was mountains and the eddies of the water. I was staying at Cove Park, Scotland getting a short taster of The Fielding Programme by taking part in their Hothouse Weekend. Mentor-in-residence Polly Clark and author Toby […]