I’ve always been a night owl. The most productive part of my day, I thought, was in the late evening when I would fly through script pages, totally focused and without interruptions. I’d heard about all these early risers and I envied those writers who proudly announced in those Life In A Day pieces that … Continue reading Becoming an early riser
This is the trailer for the new movie by Steven Soderbergh. I think it’s INFODUMP-worthy because, aside from looking like a really good movie, the whole thing was shot on an iPhone.
As newsletter subscribers know, I use a lot of RSS feeds to find strange and interesting stuff to look at everyday. Now and then I try adding some standard new feeds to the collection but they update so frequently that you end up with thousands of unread articles in your feed reader and the whole … Continue reading On INKL
One of the reasons I am who I am and do what I do is because of a BBC show that broadcast when I was eight years old. It was called Spine Chillers and it was essentially Jackanory with ghost stories. I have never thought to look for it, assuming it was either long gone … Continue reading The Red Room
Well, “building” is a bit strong because of how good WordPress is now at giving you workable templates that require no coding. There is a little methodology worth talking about here, not least the fact that I finally got to try out Zengobi's Curio as the idea space to figure out how I was going … Continue reading Building the site
I’m a writer and director working in TV, film and radio. Consequently I spend an inordinate amount of time reading strange and interesting things online and in books and watching or listening to a variety of different movies and shows. Partly because I wanted a record of what I was absorbing and partly because I … Continue reading Welcome to the INFODUMP blog
Imagine you’re a development person. You have a pile of scripts on your desk and you have to wade through them. They’re all about the right length, they’re all nicely bound and they’re all formatted correctly because, if you expect nothing else from a professional writer, you at least expect them to be able to … Continue reading Breaking the screenplay