I saw a really excellent play last Saturday – The Witness, by Vivienne Franzmann. I see a lot of plays, and this was one of the best I’ve seen recently. Playing at The Jerwood Royal Court Theatre, the play is brilliantly acted by the three actors who comprise the cast.
On Monday, I watched a film that I’d recorded last week, The Young Victoria. I’d seen the film before and remembered it for its lovely romantic moments. After a hectic weekend, I felt like losing myself again in the romance between the young Victoria (Emily Blunt), eighteen when she came to the throne, and Prince Albert (Rupert Friend).
Yes, you’ve seen this photo before.
Heather is mentioned in my blog today because last week she saved me from doing something stupid. That something stupid involved A Dangerous Heart, my People’s Friend Pocket Novel which was published in March. I’ve used again the photo of the Read more
‘Telling, not showing’ is a criticism that authors may sometimes hear about their work. It means that the author is telling the reader what happened, or is happening, rather than showing what happened through dialogue and/or incident.
Those words ran through my mind last Saturday evening when I went to The Royal Court to see the play Love, Love, Read more