March 23, 2019

Screenwriting Unchained Released

Screenwriting Unchained, my new non-fiction book introducing the Story-Type Method®, has been released by SCREENPLAY Unlimited Publishing. For more information, please visit

SCREENPLAY Unlimited: Home of The Story-Type Method®

SCREENPLAY Unlimited, my new website on story structure and script development, is up and running at Check it out if you’d like to explore the Story-type Method®, an innovative approach to screenplay development!

News on Beast Quest

Screenplay now out to directors… Let’s hope it finds a great match soon! More details on the project here.

More news on Number9dream

More exciting news about the movie adaptation of David Mitchell’s yakusa thriller number9dream: BAFTA winning director Asif Kapadia (Senna, The Warrior) is attached to the project, which has found a great home on Film 4’s slate. I’ve just started writing a new version of the screenplay. More details here.

New writing project: Beast Quest

I’ve recently started working – solo this time – on the film adaptation of Beast Quest, a series of children books written by Adam Blade and published by Orchard Books (2007-present). This family/fantasy/adventure movie is produced by David Livingstone, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner for Working Title Films (Universal Studios). More details here.

News on Number9dream

Paul Webster (The Motorcycle Diaries, Atonement, Eastern Promises) has joined the project as executive producer, which is fantastic news. The script is now out to directors. More info on Number9dream here.

New writing project: Pastworld

We’ve just started working on the adaptation of Pastworld, the novel by Ian Beck, an exciting new project produced by Paul Brooks for Gold Circle Films, that I’m co-writing with John McKay. More details in the WRITING section.