Category: Conventions
Comicpalooza CANCELLED…

Sad news today – Tracy and I have had to pull out of attending the ComicPalooza Comic Con in Texas next weekend. It’s a ‘real world’ problem over work conflicts – the chap we rent our flat from is selling it and our ‘get out’ date has been moved forward from August to the start of June, which means that [&hellip

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The Year That Was… And What Will Be…

So. 2012 is finally ending, and the newborn 2013 is already starting to make it’s way around the world as I write this, my summary of the year. A year where I began at my lowest ebb and slowly clawed my way back up. Well, that might be a little melodramatic -¬†after all, I wasn’t ending the year at the [&hellip

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How A Salesman Can Help You Pitch…

So this weekend in London we have both the London Screenwriters Festival and the London MCM Expo, and I know several people attending both of these shows, each looking to find a way to make it in their preferred industry, each of them looking to sell that killer story. I’ll be at the LSWF myself, running a masterclass on creating [&hellip

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Hiding In The Headmaster’s Office…

When I was ten years old, I sent Anthony Ainley a letter. Bear with me on this one, there’s a reason I start with this. Ainley was, at the time ‘The Master’ on Doctor Who, and I thought he was brilliant. And, on a day of writing off to various actors for autographs (these were the innocent eighties, where autograph [&hellip

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The 11th Hour…

So this weekend I travelled up to jolly old Birmingham in a rainstorm to attend my first Doctor Who event in approximately three years. Amusingly it was the exact same hotel with many of the same faces from my last time, but it was a totally different experience. For a start, it was the Starfury Events 11th Hour convention, the [&hellip

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