A blog by Caren Kennedy
CAREN KENNEDY runs writing.ie's Word Play blog and is the creator of a television series currently in pre-production with Warner Bros TV and co-author of Fake Alibis (BenBella Books, 2009). As well as being a regular contributor to Journal.ie, publishing credits include local, national and international publications. In conjunction with The Inkwell Group, Caren also gives one-to-one mentoring on how to begin writing for television in her online course: http://www.inkwellwriters.ie/workshops/writing-tv-treatments. She is represented in the US by Vamnation Entertainment and TriadaUS Literary Agency.
The Five Rules of Writing
I’m a firm believer in denial. My reasoning is, why deal with unpleasantness today when you might get hit by a truck tomorrow? And if you procrastinate long enough, maybe the problem will go away. Unfortunately the problem will not go away. The problem is I have left it until now – deadline day – to update this blog. But given that I’m rarely stuck for something to say, even that’s not a real problem....Read the full article >>
This is me…a big mouth
Shortly after I first started writing, I landed a publishing deal to ghost write a non-fiction book and a separate deal to re-write the book proposal into a TV Treatment. I was amazed. I was astonished. I was astounded. I grabbed the phone and called Vanessa O’Loughlin as one might call a helpline – hysterically. “Wow!” Vanessa laughed. “So what’s the problem?” “I have to write the thing and I can’t. I don’t even know...Read the full article >>