A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Goodbye 2013… You were the year that was!


So that’s it, almost done. Another year, another 12 months of highs and lows which when bundled together, forge the latest instalment of the soap opera that is my life. … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Boycott Russia? F**k that.


I am off to Russia next month. This is a statement of fact. I’ve been invited by the organising committee of the St. Petersburg International Film Festival to talk at the … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Why adapting my own novel for the screen is so traumatic!


As you may have noticed, it’s been over a month since I last blogged which is, to say the least, somewhat tardy. I do however have an excuse as I … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

English for English. It’s common sense!


I was going to write a long rant this morning about a subject which over this last year, has become an increasing source of not just irritation, but actual anger. … Continue reading

December 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

Men are from Mars, women just want Mars. And perhaps a Twix.


There’s a great deal of talk in the media today about a survey which claims that almost a quarter of all women would rather give up sex than chocolate. The … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · 1 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