Category Archives: Editing

Swapping Terror-tory.


  Normally Toby and Loki frequent the main house while M, terrorised by the cats there, keeps to the cottage. Today, though, in the unpredictable ways our furry controllers have, Toby, Nigel and Loki, proudly sporting his new jersey, drifted … Continue reading

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Affording the Ticket for a Moving Picture


On Sunday I a scooter saw By battery activated This scooter was discounted, for For demos it had there waited; Though it was still a hefty cost My guilt at buying it was lost With earnings into kitty tossed Film … Continue reading

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Cannes Just Make It.


I have been fully preoccupied over the past several days with editing a movie script, against a 12h00 deadline today for submission to the Cannes Film Festival, on an unfamiliar software programme of considerable complexity. Not to mention, utter perversity. … Continue reading

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Giving Tongue About End of Silly Season


It gives me greatest pleasure to declare That now our silliest season of the year With school holidays, at least a few, Plus other ones, and Easter too, And two grandchildren birthdays due, Are well and truly washed out of … Continue reading

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The Dreadit Edit


GloPoWriMo Day 17 Prompt is as follows: Today, I’d like you to challenge you to write a poem that presents a scene from an unusual point of view: I am a book that has been done And dusted; I would … Continue reading

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Writing and a Ball Pen


Over the past couple of weeks, when I haven’t been conveying kids to swimming, netball and such things,  I have been very involved with writing — someone else’s. My novel way of earning a living has had me glued to … Continue reading

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Off Broadway, New York – Behind the Random Denominator


What, you may ask with tears in your baby-blue eyes, does this have to do with me? Well, if you happen to be in The Big Apple on 19th September, do try to see the performance.  I edited the manuscript for submission.  … Continue reading

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