A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

So someone wants to option your script…


As those who follow me on twitter may have noticed, following a meeting last week I had an option taken on a new script. This is obviously a very good … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why writers should embrace the blank page.


Ever since I have been writing, two things have been regularly thrown in my direction. The first is that at some point all writers get writers block, the second is … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 17 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

Everything you wanted to know about being the ex football hooligan author Dougie Brimson (but were afraid to ask)


As I sit here, pondering my navel and doing pretty much anything I can to avoid actually writing, I often stumble across things which not only make me laugh, but … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Hillsborough. RIP the 96.


On this most awful of anniversary’s, please take a few moments to remember the 96 souls who died at Hillsborough 23 years ago today. I’ve written much about that fateful … Continue reading

April 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

The perils of a pantser. Who’d be a bloody writer?


Strange though it might seem given my lowly standing within the literary world, I am often asked for advice on different aspects of writing. However as someone who has never … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · Leave a comment