Big business has commodified authenticity. Continue reading Can Marketing be Authentic?
You can’t be just a writer anymore. Continue reading Content Creation (or the Difficulties in Writing)
Recycling, repurposing, and reliving the past. Continue reading Remember the Noughties?
We all love animals, right? That’s why we’re so outraged by Cecil the lion’s death. Our collective anger has forced Cecil’s killer, Walter Palmer, into hiding. But to me it seems like there’s more than a little hypocrisy in our … Continue reading Bring Me the Head of Cecil the Lion
As a freelance writer I mostly speak for other people, and I don’t always have time to consider my own creative practice. That’s why I chose to spend some time reading a book called Make Your Mark: The Creative’s Guide … Continue reading Magic, Creativity, and Making a Dent in the World
We live our lives in public. Gone are the days of the stiff upper lip, the closed door, and the private life that previous generations enjoyed. Now we’re Tweeting, sharing on Facebook, and broadcasting to the world our painful breakups, … Continue reading Digital Lives, Anxiety, and Overwhelming Nostalgia
Just a quick post today. I’ve received the proof copy of Cinema Door magazine and I’ve spent the day editing and tweaking the text. Get in touch if you’d like a copy. They cost £10 each (including postage). I’ll sort … Continue reading Cinema Door Magazine (Update)
A couple of months ago I started a crowd funding project with the intention of self publishing a magazine full of film and TV reviews that I’ve written for this site. It was a successful campaign and I managed to … Continue reading Cinema Door Magazine