A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Funny is as funny does.


For some reason, I seem to get asked an awful lot of questions. Most are inevitably linked to writing or football but others range from requests to be introduced to … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · 5 Comments

Indie author or not indie author. That is the question!


The other day, whilst talking about the subject of publishing, I was referred to as an indie-author and then asked if I was comfortable with the label. My response was … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top Dog – done and almost dusted.


  So that’s that. Whilst there are still a couple of days filming to go, to all intents and purposes my role as the writer of the movie adaptation of … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

5 reasons why adapting your own novel for the screen is a great idea.


*This blog was written a few months ago but with the film done, dusted and heading for release, I thought it worth posting again because.* As I sit here typing … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 6 Comments

Why all writers are mad… sort of.


As a writer, you inevitably spend a good portion of your time alone. The process is after all, fairly solitary and in truth, that’s one of the great attractions. At … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

Twitter isn’t the enemy, you are.


You can’t possibly have failed to notice that this last week has seen something of a furore around the subject of twitter trolls and the issue of what is and … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 18 Comments

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