Theatre Space NE New Writing Festival 2014

The Theatre Space NE New Writing Festival 2014.

A weekend of words, performed in what used to be the Holy Trinity Church in Hendon, Sunderland. There are 16 performance pieces in all, ranging from historical comedy to a hyper-grim young adult dystopian sweary monologue (guess which of those is my contribution). Read on for more info…

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The Story Behind… The Charity Boutique

In December last year, a friend invited me to her housewarming. I was deep in the post-NaNoWriMo doldrums at the time, and I don’t always feel comfortable amongst a crowd of strangers, so I was a bit reluctant. At the last minute, I decided to show face for a couple of drinks, then I could slink off, obligations fulfilled.

That night, my life changed forever…

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James Whitman will return…

I started this website four months ago. “I need a platform,” I told my partner. “I need somewhere I can publish samples of my writing. Somewhere I can send people who are interested in my stories.”

So I got to work. Anyone who has tried setting up a Wordpress website will know what came next. Hours of agonising over themes and widgets and plug-ins. More hours spent writing and re-writing the perfect contact page. And, of course, almost total indifference from the billions of people squirrelling around the Internet.

It’s time to fix that…

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