My NBC Late Night Writer’s Workshop 2015 submission packet

For the past couple of years (perhaps longer), NBC have run a workshop for writers interested in writing for late night comedy. The workshop has the very noble aim of getting more diverse voices heard in this arena, but it doesn’t expressly exclude anyone so I applied this year anyway. I didn’t get anywhere. Tant pis. […]

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A (Virtual) Visit To Burnstow

‘Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad’  is one of M.R. James’ greatest ghost stories. The chilling tale of an isolated, skeptical Cambridge academic, Parkins who, when traveling on the desolate Suffolk coast finds an ancient whistle. Unheeding, or rather ignorant, of the warnings on the whistle, he blows and invokes… something. What […]

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Kriklem Veetay Of Victor A. Crofts.

When applying in the early 90s for a job to supplement his pension in his retirement, my step-grandfather was asked for a CV. Astounded to be asked for one for such a routine position, and having never been asked for one before in his life, he went home and wrote this… V.A. Crofts Kriklem Veetay […]

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