The Book So, this one should be called ‘TV Versus Book Versus Film’! I’d assumed the book had come first, then the TV show, but… Read More »BOOK VERSUS FILM: Widows – Marriage Made In Heaven?
See ALL the 90 books I read in 2017, HERE. I’m not usually ‘big’ on police procedurals. This is not because I don’t think they’re… Read More »BEST OF 2017: My Police Procedural Picks
People always ask me WHERE I get my ideas from, or even WHY I became a writer … So I thought I’d round up some… Read More »Top 18 Questions On What Makes Me A Writer
What’s Going On? As someone who enjoys YA books and (mostly) enjoys being Twitter, I watched with interest when Vulture article The Toxic Drama On… Read More »‘Toxic YA’ Twitter Controversy Is Actually 2 Difficult Debates
WARNING: Do not touch the glass. Do not approach the glass. And do not under any circumstances read this if you don’t already know the… Read More »BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Silence Of The Lambs
Adaptation Rules Since I’m both an author and a script editor, I find TV and movie adaptations absolutely fascinating. It seems everyone else does too –… Read More »INFOGRAPHIC: 32 Differences Between Children’s Books And Their Movies
I recently took part in THE Book Club’s ‘What Writers Read’ Event on Facebook (still ongoing, until Dec 9th!) and it was quite the eye-opener! It’s… Read More »Top 10 Awesome Books That Influenced Me As A Writer
THE STORY DIVERGENT is set in a future world where society has been divided into five distinct factions. But Tris will never fit into any… Read More »Book Versus Film: 8 Reasons DIVERGENT Works As Both
Over at Scriptmag, I’ve had a column on screenwriting for several years. To shake things up, I’ve decided to put crime fiction under the spotlight… Read More »What Can Screenwriters Learn From Crime Fiction?