A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

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Today I have been brilliant. Tomorrow, maybe not.


I am by nature, staggeringly lazy. Yes, I know the evidence provided by my catalogue of work might suggest otherwise but the fact of the matter is that I am … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Missing in action.


As a few people might have noticed, I have been missing in action of late. Well, at least when it comes to blogging. I won’t go into the reasons why … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Watford FC: so close but thankfully so far.


OK, the dust has settled so my thoughts on yesterday and Watfords trip to Wembley for the richest game in football, for what they’re worth. As a Watford fan, it … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

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


Originally posted on A write old life. :
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…

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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