First 10 comedy pages

If you want to write comedy for the UK market – you’ll want to hear this podcast: Sitcom Geeks.  In a recent episode, (No. 126) there is great specific advice on making the first 10 pages of your script outstandingly good. Sitcom Geeks is a fortnightly podcast by James Cary (Miranda) and Dave Cohen (HorribleContinue reading “First 10 comedy pages”

Sudden Life Changes – Michelle Obama

The bookshops are full of Michelle Obama’s autobiography: “Becoming”.  Here is an audio recording of her reading her own words (on BBC), recording the start of what it was like to become First Lady.  Click here to access audio recording, if you live in the UK.  (I’m not quire sure how you’d access this, ifContinue reading “Sudden Life Changes – Michelle Obama”

Lighter Monday: Doodles

Some doodles to practice to brighten your paperwork? Cartoonist Stephan Pastis, draws characters he’s created: Seeing them drawn from scratch, bigged up, may help to doodle your own characters. Today’s creative prompt is “Right”. How about putting a new character of your own into a situation using that word?