A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

The joy of Screenwriting. Honest guv.


The other day, whilst talking to someone about the process of writing, the subject turned to Top Dog and the task of adapting my own novel to the big screen. … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

How I discovered the most unique eBook marketing tactic ever.


My previous blog regarding eBook marketing generated a quite astonishing response and in doing so, inspired me take a fresh look at my own performance in an effort to examine … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

The one fact all authors should know about eBook marketing.


Writing is, by its very nature, an odd profession. After all, if you strip it back to basics it involves spending most of your time on your own making up … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · 11 Comments

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

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