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Is cinema out of film?

Posted by Rich - 29th March 2013

David Curtis gives his thoughts on the shift towards Digital Cinema. David is a former film projectionist, and the creator of short films “Rollin’” and “Projector Death Rattle”. At the end of 2012, David was made all but redundant when … Continue reading


Faith Healers: The Flesh Angel – new Web Comic starts Monday 11th March

Posted by Chrissey - 10th March 2013

Tomorrow, in association with Hellbound Media, we’re launching a new regular action-horror web comic. Faith Healers: The Flesh Angel is a brand new adventure for Hellbound Media’s team of Nephilim (half-angel) medics, known as the Faith Healers. Here you can … Continue reading


Project Spotlight #3 – The Fitzroy

Posted by Chrissey - 18th December 2012

In the third of our crowdfunding project spotlights, we’d like to introduce fellow Bristolian film makers Liam Garvo, James Heath (producers) and Andrew Harmer (director), creators of The Fitzroy. This feature length black comedy is a highly ambitious project and … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #5

Posted by Chrissey - 9th April 2012

AS REAL AS CAN BE – Character Profiling and Development If asked what makes a good story, a lot of people would answer, good characters. We like to read about people we can empathise with or despise. A good character … Continue reading


Micro-fiction

Posted by Chrissey - 12th March 2012

I hope you all enjoyed the Ink Babe’s interview! One of the fiction formats they are including in their anthology is micro-fiction; short prose pieces with a story structure. For those who haven’t come across micro-fiction before, here’s a bit … Continue reading


Chrissey’s writing tips #4

Posted by Chrissey - 28th November 2011

BEGINNING, MIDDLE AND END – Standard plotting I’ve not done a post yet about standard plotting because it is something you can read about in many places. I’ve always found it easier to understand something if I know why I’m … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #3

Posted by Chrissey - 26th October 2011

Every writer wants people to read their story. My next few articles deal with the how to engage readers and keep them reading. This month I’m starting at the beginning.   GOING FISHING – hooking readers with the opening of … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #2

Posted by Chrissey - 26th September 2011

Last time I looked at the stylistic choices of tense and perspective. Once you’ve decided on these basics, the next job is to get the events of the story down on the page. Now the subject starts to get really … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #1

Posted by Chrissey - 21st August 2011

Writing is one of those things that is easy to learn but difficult to master. I by no means claim to be an expert, but I have picked up a few of the basics, which I would like to pass … Continue reading


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