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Top Tips: Adapting A Novel For The Screen

Sep 12th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read
When I first adapted The Silence, I started counting how many times people asked me how to adapt a novel for the screen. After the eighteenth time I lost count so, for all of those that asked, here are my top five tips: ∞ ∞ ∞ Read the book – not once, not twice but three times… Reading the book is probably the most obvious tip I...

Guest Post: Channeling Creativity

Sep 7th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 7 min read
Ha! I bet that subject line made you think I was going to make you gaze into a crystal ball or maybe conduct a seance. I'm not, but it would be super cool if we did. Think of all the wonderful creative minds we could probe! Would love a chance to chat with Chaucer myself... But I'm getting WAY off the rails here. Let me...
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Monthly Update: August

Aug 31st, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read
A massive curve ball was thrown at me at the start of this month. It was one of those situations where you think it’s time you should just pack it all in and get what the unsupportive people in your life would call a ‘real job’. I’m really proud to say that I managed to make myself realise that I’m following my dreams and, although...

Guest Post: So Many Words, So Little Time

Aug 24th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 5 min read
I love to set myself a challenge. Only the other day I decided I wanted to go back to looking like the supermodel I used to be and, realising that would mean dropping twelve pounds and welcoming back my thigh gaps, I started a new keep fit and healthy eating regime. Well okay, I never did look like a supermodel but I am twelve pounds...