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A Conversation with David Greig

I led a week long course for writers and non-writers at Sabhal Mor Ostaig on Skye a while back. As part of this we were very lucky to be joined by Scottish writer David Greig. He has written plays such as 'Outlying Islands', 'Dunsinane' and...

Tools for Learning

  In this post, I'd like to go over some ideas and resources I've found useful, transformative even, for developing my ideas about learning and how to learn. I think there's a lot of truth in Joi Ito's comment that 'education is something someone else does to...

Build your Online Portfolio

I've been working lately with a great portfolio building site called Fabrik. Before I start with the praise, this isn't an advertisement or an affiliate link. They're a wee company in London, and their company is focused on giving artists the tools to create beautiful websites, showing...

Some resources to start your business

I was talking to a friend the other day who really wanted to get a small business up and running, but wasn't sure where to start. So I thought I'd put up some resources I've found useful both for myself and for others I've helped...

Free Writing Course

I've created a free short course exploring the process of writing a short play. Many of these techniques are applicable to longer works. - What I'll be covering includes: Techniques for how to begin, gather your ideas and begin working them up. Learning some of the key concepts...

Three days with Thomas Ostermeier

Three days with Thomas Ostermeier. I'm going to try and give you an idea of the ground we covered in a three day workshop with director Thomas Ostermeier. There are also two great books you can use as resources - one published by Routledge (Clink on...