Indelible Freckles

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Country:New Zealand

A New Zealand screenwriter. A blank screen. And an internet connection.

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2018 in Pixels

on Dec 29, 2018 in: Film, Television

By Source, Fair use, Link Enjoyed on the big screen: Ice King: John Curry Juliet, Naked Jusqu’a la garde (Custody) Lady Bird Lady Macbeth Mystery Road Puzzle Small Town Crime Wind River You Were Never Really Here Honourable mentions: The Shape...


on Dec 14, 2018 in: Film

With the festive season screaming towards us, I flashed on this moment in that 1986 classic, Critters: I leave the interpretation of relevance to you, dear reader. Have fun, and be safe.

Phone a Friend

on Nov 26, 2018 in: Theatre

I was deep in a script and I needed some kind of transition scene. Call me delusional but I finished my writing day feeling like a boss, and I’m going to hold on to that.


on Oct 13, 2018

I have a number of reputations to uphold, among them a prodigious appetite for saturated fats. Cheesecake and doughnuts have been a staple for a large part of my life, and I can only presume that obesity and diabetes have been kept at bay only by the...


on Aug 11, 2018

As the posts around here have gotten less frequent and more intermittent, the writing process proper has certainly ramped up. It’s partly the impending end-of-year and its attendant deadlines (we’re in the third quarter of 2018 already, o...

Silk Anniversary

on Jun 30, 2018

Twelve years, hoo-rah. Time for a cream choc donut or two to celebrate.

KINGSWOOD: postponed

on Jun 28, 2018 in: Theatre

I’m of two minds when it comes to this blog and publicity. Is this a good-news-only blog where I celebrate the joy and wonders of writing and production? Or is this a all’s-fair-in-love-and-war blog where, in addition to the celebrating...