Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Today we are having a brief discussion with Mr Omar Khan about his creative experiences, achievements and the overall effect that Lockdown has has had on his creative process. So without any further waffle from me lets get right down to the interview! 1, Hi Omar, thank you … Continue reading B|t|B – The Lockdown Effect – Producing & Directing an interview with Omar Khan
Hello my fellow wordsmith and page turners, Lockdown has been difficult for most of us, we have all been holed up in our houses and flats doing our best impressions of our pets longingly looking out the window waiting for their master/mistresses to come home so that they can go outside. New content on television … Continue reading B|t|B: The Lockdown Effect – Projects Projects Projects – Whats been going on during Lockdown!
Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Today we are having a brief discussion with a returning author Mr Nick Quantrill, those of you with a good memory will remember him from a Crime writing panel that I covered back in 2015. However this time we will be talking about his creative experiences, and achievements … Continue reading B|t|B : The Lockdown Effect -From Pages to ‘Plender’ an interview with Nick Quantrill
image source: Coronavirus World Lockdown End: An Open Lock With A World MapBy Sally - Silversurfer's Editor Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, It is now September 2020. I, like many others, have been in lockdown since March. Until recently I had a full time job, and was working from home, and I have … Continue reading B|t|B – The Lockdown Effect – How has it influenced Creatives?
If you’re a lover of dark fantasy, macabre sci-fi visions, or absurdist storytelling capable of shattering your mind into fragments while simultaneously reassembling it, to allow you to view the world differently through the reflections of its new multifaceted shape, then you must be a fan of Neil Gaiman. It's a fact that some authors … Continue reading B|t|B- Book to TV/Film Adaptations – “The Gaiman Effect”
Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, It has been along time, and again I must apologise for my hiatus. I have moved house yet again and now live in a flat with my girlfriend Kayla who is the write of :Culture ID and between our adventures out and my job I have not … Continue reading Working on Characters Back Story – and then getting distracted.
Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page Turners. I personally feel that the cover of a book plays a key part of a books success, the trick is finding the right cover in order to sell books to the right people (the cooks target audience of course). Whether you’re a mum looking for a steamy escape or a kid … Continue reading B|t|B: What is your Favourite Book Cover Illustration?
Hello, my fellow Bookworms and Page turners. For years I have been saying how comic books, manga & anime are under appreciated as a source of storytelling, I can hear the die hard book fans often scoffing even as I write this a week before its due to be published. I find it both innovative, … Continue reading B|t|B: Earthsea – a rival to Tolkien and George RR Martin? – Article by David Mitchell
Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page turners, Earlier this Year I entered a writing competition in order to have a children's short story published in an anthology to which was part of Toads Revisited, an event to commemorate the work of, the revered Local Hull/Beverley Wordsmith, Philip Larkin. Unfortunately I didn't make the cut, and … Continue reading B|t|B : Philip Larkin – Toads: Short Story- Space Hopper the Foolish Astronaut
So what makes a good Storyteller? is it their posture, their twinkling eyes, of perhaps the way they project there voice, and roll their R's exuberantly. maybe it's their magnificent beards, or perhaps they have just been touched by the power of words themselves? .. well it is in fact all of these and more!.. … Continue reading B|t|B : What makes a Great Storyteller?