Why Rejection Is An Essential Lesson For Every Writer

Rejection is the bane of every writer's life - that soul destroying moment when you see the agent/publisher's email in your inbox and a brief moment of hope flickers before you open it and your eyes quickly scan through the words....'after careful consideration'...'unfortunately'...'not right for my list'...'another agent may feel differently'...'good luck'. Instantly you wonder if... Continue Reading →

Follow Your Giddy Gut…

Sometimes in my darker moments I wonder what the hell I was thinking putting my professional career on hold, while I pursue writing. What a silly move, giving up my income, such as it was as a freelance film publicist. Did I have some sort of breakdown or mid-life crisis that people were too polite... Continue Reading →

A writer’s affliction

When I started The Dark Blue Light I thought I’d have lots to say about writing. Surely it must be easy to write about something that consumes you to such a degree, especially when its actually writing. Easy-peasy! But the more the site filled up with my film posts, the more diminished and random the... Continue Reading →

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