A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Authors need love too (and a bit of help sometimes).


As a twitter obsessive (@dougiebrimson if you didn’t know) I see a lot of tweets relating to both writing and publishing many of which contain links to articles or blogs. Generally these … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

The rise and rise of Udinese B (better known as Watford FC)


I am a Watford fan. That’s not an admission of guilt, it’s a fact. One of which I am especially proud and always have been. Now as some of you will … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · 10 Comments

How authors can beat the Amazon trolls.


I love Amazon, it is amazing. Not simply for the fact that it offers brilliant prices on just about everything but because it’s where I sell most of my books. … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

If you want to write, write! (but here’s why you mustn’t ask me to read it).


In my last blog I made the point that in my humble opinion, everyone has the ability to write a book. All they needed was the time and the commitment … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Writing? It’s money for old rope.


As I have previously mentioned, I receive a lot of emails asking for advice about writing. Primarily, these are of the ‘where do I start?’ variety as opposed to the … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment