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Q&A Jeff Goldsmith

As much as I love my phone, I don’t want to be one of those guys who’s glued to its screen 24/7, alienating the world around him and all the people who inhabit it (although most of them will probably be on their phones anyway). I’m constantly reading, but magazines costs a lot of money and take over entire rooms, before being sold on a car boot stall for 10p each. The ones… Read More

Man vs Procrastination: Set Yourself Writing Challenges

Writing is a tough profession at the best of times, but if you are blocked, uninspired or just flat-out procrastinating, it can be even harder. Sitting down at the typewriter is the last thing you want to do in this situation, but sometimes you have to keep trucking. It’s easier said than done, but one way to win the battle of Man versus Procrastination is to set yourself challenges. Writing goals are… Read More

As a filmmaker, Edgar Wright has a distinctive style that is instantly recognisable and has seen his career progress from TV (Spaced) to low-to-mid budget British genre films (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End) and big budget Hollywood movies (Scott Pilgrim vs The World and Ant-Man), without compromising on his personal screenwriting voice, one which can be found throughout all of his films and is essentially what sets… Read More

A POTENTIALLY PRETENTIOUS ODE TO WALKING

Walking

I love walking. I always have. I come from Oakham in Rutland, which has the awesome Rutland Water nearby, and every year when I was a kid my family would take a holiday in Northumberland, where we would visit Hadrian’s Wall and the Cheviot Hills and take epic walks on the Farne Islands and surrounding areas. Now that I’m a grown up, there’s still nothing I like more than to get out… Read More

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