London Screenwriters’ Festival

Having just spent a couple of very full and inspiring days at the London Screenwriters’ Festival (#londonswf on Twitter) I thought I would write a few words on the train back to York. As last year, an overwhelming sense of friendliness and helpfulness pervaded the whole event, particularly amongst fellow writers with whom I managed to spend plenty of time…

Mitchell reaches 200

I’ve just posted the 200th Mitchell cartoon over at his main page.  The posting schedule has been a little hit and miss lately, but it still feels like quite an achievement to reach this milestone.  Plenty more still to come and I hope you continue to enjoy the cartoons. Don’t forget, you can also follow him on Twitter: @Mitchell_cat

Octavius – a new development

Whenever I’m short of time, Octavius is the first of my strips and cartoons to suffer, which has prompted me a few times to consider giving it up altogether.  Instead of doing this, though, I’ve given him his own Twitter account, which seemed the natural thing to do.  I won’t remove the cartoon pages, but I think that he’s a…

Twitter

For those of you who don’t know, I’ve been on Twitter for more than six months.  At first I only joined out of curiosity and I’m not quite sure why I stuck with it, but after it gained a certain amount of momentum with the number of people I followed I began to see the value.  Why not follow me…

Mitchell on Twitter

My cartoon cat, Mitchell, is now on Twitter. He’s only just signed up, so god only knows what he’s going to post about.  I dread to think.

Twitter is great, but…

…I’ve learned that I’ve got to treat it with caution. My first impressions of Twitter were that it simply consisted of sub-trivial nonsense, but I stuck with it and realised that it’s a lot of fun and can also be very useful if you follow the right Twits.  People who regularly post links to interesting news and articles are invaluable…