The Art of Adaptation: from Picture Book to Animated Film

The most fun and fulfilling writing experience of my life was adapting my children’s picture book into an animation. Here I’m going to divulge some tips about the art of adaptation and share my journey of taking ‘Hopscotch and the Christmas Tree’, from book to screen. If you’re considering writing an adaptation yourself, I hope…

Just finished your draft? Here’s how to get valuable feedback.

Today I want to talk about feedback – why it’s important, where to get it, what to ask for and how to take it on board without having your feelings crushed. Whatever you’re writing, in my opinion, it’s essential to get some feedback along the way.  OK, we all secretly hope that we’re geniuses and…