Tag Archives: rewriting



It’s my last day here in Paris, where I’ve been working the last week out of an apartment in Belleville. I’ve managed to complete a second draft of a non-fiction book and sent it off to a publisher. Two, actually. Usually you have to wait months and months for a rejection, but this time I […]

Working Methods: REWRITE..?

Working Methods: REWRITE..?

I was at a seminar at the Danish Film School recently. The speaker said: “People begin their education out here, and they think what they write is just perfect”. The speaker smiled with glee: “Then we tell them they have to do not one or two, but FORTY rewrites!”. Forty re-writes? Hmm. I don’t know if […]