A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

5 ways football could be made even better.


In a matter of days, English football will wake from it’s enforced slumber and return to it’s rightful position of being the most important topic of conversation in the land. … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

How to bring your novel to life.


OK, I own up. The title to this blog is slightly misleading because if you were expecting a writing lesson, you are going to be disappointed. In fact, to be … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

My boring writers life…


A couple of years ago, in one of my very early blogs, I wrote about the idea of my writing my autobiography. Recently, on more than one occasion in fact, … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 3 Comments

Writers, why your ideas are currency.


If you talk to any writer, they will tell you that their heads are, generally speaking, pretty fucked up. Not in the sense that they/we have some kind of mental … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Why we will never see an end to racism in the UK.


The other evening, whilst taking part in a late-night radio debate on the disgraceful scenes in Serbia, I was asked if I thought we would ever see an end to … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment