Creativity for survival

I can't survive without being creative. Not writing isn't an option for me. When I stop, due to work or other commitments, I can feel the need building up inside me. It's like an itch that I can only scratch by putting words on a page. And no time in my life has this been more …

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Ideas: How do you find something to write?

Before I started taking writing a bit more seriously (I'm not yet at the stage where I think of myself as a professional but I'm getting there) I always used to wonder where my favourite authors, screenwriters and playwrights got their ideas from. It's probably the number one question writers get asked. I'd like to try …

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Reduce Re-use Recycle: Reinventing classic stories

Last week I went to see the Disney Live Action remake, Beauty and the Beast. Following on from the success of Maleficent and the subsequent live action remakes of Cinderella and The Jungle Book, it seems Disney is intent on working through their animated back-catalogue, with similar treatments of Mulan and The Lion King already …

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