On Writing Archive

Rulebook DWM interview

I’m pleased to mention my Rulebook DWM interview; if you aren’t a Doctor Who aficionado, DWM is Doctor Who Magazine. I was interviewed a few months ago following the recording of my Big Finish story, Rulebook. The story is released next month (October 2016) and so was previewed in ...Read More

Elements of fiction

I was reading Modern Short Stories Two, edited by Jim Hunter and came across this view on the five main elements of fiction: plot, character, setting, style and theme. My immediate thought was I liked the first three of these, but wasn’t so sure about the ...Read More

V-model story telling

Watching the final episode of BBC’s The Night Manager I was reminded (no spoilers) of the V-model used in software engineering, specifically testing. This led me to V-model story telling, something I’ve been meaning to post about for a while. In essence it’s really simple — ...Read More